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Downton Abbey’s Pro-Life Message

 Cortney O’Brien  Longtime fans of Downton Abbey probably think the writers don’t want their characters to live happily ever after. Understandably so, considering all the tragedies that tainted season three. But, one recent storyline is so reassuringly pro-life, it seems viewers are allowed to smile for once. For anyone who hasn’t seen the popular British

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