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Progressives take lessons from Downton Abbey

Many œDownton Abbey watchers are nostalgia gluttons who grieved when Lord Grantham lost his fortune in Canadian railroad shares. There are, however, a discerning few whose admirable American sensibilities caused them to rejoice at Grantham’s loss: œNow perhaps this amiable but dilettantish toff will get off his duff and get a job. This drama’s verisimilitude extends to