Trump Versus Glinda
by Scott Webb
"Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my!" is something most Americans know. And we know Dorothy and all the cast of characters. But did we really understand Glinda? Who is she? Could she be our subconscious, pre-Christian, mythic roots from ancient Roman and Greek Pagan times? This brief analysis of Glinda and American culture from 1939 (just before WWII) may help to prepare us for the Trump years.