FILE - In this March 13, 1990 file photo, President George H.W. Bush speaks during a news conference in the White House briefing room in Washington. Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle reading President of the United States borrowed from George H.W. Bush. He campaigned and worked for, and helped write a book lavishing praise on, that former presidents son, Dubya. And the endorsement of George P. Bush, the familys latest rising political star, lent credibility to Cruzs then little-known 2012 Senate campaign. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File) (AP)
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Last week, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat penned a sentimental remembrance of George Bush, and an explanation of "Why We Miss the WASPs." But Chauncey DeVega argues against the "myth of a great white Anglo-Saxon leadership class" and the "white supremacist public policies" that elevated them. What do you think? Do "we" miss WASPS, or is this nostalgia just MAGA culture in preppier clothing?