Poll shows that white male geezers love the ’50s more than any other 20th century decade

Pat Cunningham

Kevin Drum COMMENTS on a recent poll that asked Americans which decade of the 20th century they would most like to return to:

The most popular choice of seniors by far was the 1950s. In fact, if you discount the ’20s, which probably just seems like an interesting, faraway decade, the most popular choice of nearly every age group is a decade of their youth. Millennials like the ’90s, when they were growing up. My generation likes the ’80s, when we were just out of college. Only the thirtysomethings seem not to care, showing no particular preference for any decade ...

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