Norman Lear, The creator of All in the Family and the Jeffersons and other shows that fearlessly spoke about gender and racial issues in the 1970s, were and are very liberal shows because the creator is extremely liberal. so was the actor who played Archie Bunker – and part of the genius of the shows is it had such a wide appeal despite being so heavily politically liberal. every once in a while somebody will try to claim the shows would “trigger the libs”. Someone tried to do that on Twitter today which is why “All in the Family” is trending there.  The dog pile of people laughing at that notion is a sight to behold.

Norman Lear, The creator of All in the Family and the Jeffersons and other shows that fearlessly spoke about gender and racial issues in the 1970s, were and are very liberal shows because the creator is extremely liberal. so was the actor who played Archie Bunker – and part of the genius of the shows is it had such a wide appeal despite being so heavily politically liberal.

every once in a while somebody will try to claim the shows would “trigger the libs”. Someone tried to do that on Twitter today which is why “All in the Family” is trending there. 

The dog pile of people laughing at that notion is a sight to behold.

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