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Does your state have an ethos?

“While the Vermont electorate is liberal and its ethos collectivist, the New Hampshire ethos is fiercely libertarian. New Hampshire is the only state that does not ticket adults if they are not wearing a seatbelt.” 

NYT: More Than a River Separates Bernie Sanders’s State From Primary’s

The Alejandro González Iñárritu film, set in the Missouri wilderness of the early 1800s, is an ode to the survivalist ethos and, by extension, a frontier aesthetic as much entrenched these days in the twin realms of pop culture and fashion as it is in the national psyche.

NYT: ‘The Revenant’ Lends Trapper Chic a Dose of Gritty Realness

Obama radiates an ethos of integrity, humanity, good manners and elegance that I’m beginning to miss, and that I suspect we will all miss a bit, regardless of who replaces him.

NYT/David Brooks: I Miss Barack Obama