Sony Pictures Entertainment has put out some of the most countercultural, anti-authoritarian movies of the past century.
But Palin, like McGovern, represents an avid, countercultural minority that overestimates its own appeal and overplays its hand.
Until that equation tips, individual Republicans may break ranks on gay rights, but the party remains a countercultural bastion.
One outward-focused and attuned to external valuations, the other more independent, rebellious, and countercultural.
The mainstream assimilation of countercultural values is no longer just a social phenomenon.
There is nothing more alluring at the moment than painting materialistic hedonism with a countercultural stripe.
But with LSD, because it was countercultural, and because it was used as an experimental drug, it was not marketed properly.