But all stereotypes are reversible, when the people they’re aimed at reclaim and redefine them and throw them back at their original users. The era of redneck chic began in the 1970s, when the word became a badge of working class patriotism and authenticity, as contrasted with the PC airs and affectations of the coastal elites. Country playlists were full of songs like Johnny Russell’s “Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer.” The other slurs were reclaimed, too.

1/2: Albums are rated on a scale of one (poor) to five (a classic) stars. ROBERT HILBURN Failure? Pat H. Broeske. Lens producers Essilor’ s logo is seen in an optician shop in Paris, France, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe WojazerThe world biggest optical lenses manufacturer, also confirmed its 2017 outlook after posting stronger third quarter revenues that were broadly in line with expectations.The company had cut its annual revenue growth target in July, citing snags in China and Brazil, but its shares rose on Tuesday in response to higher sales and the general outlook.Essilor Chief Operating Officer Laurent Vacherot said on a call with analysts that the group viewed the European Commission in depth probe into the planned merger with Luxottica, launched last month, serenity and confidenceChief Executive Hubert Sagnieres said in a statement Essilor planned to build on its third quarter momentum between now and the end of this year also making major strides in its proposed combination with Luxottica.EU antitrust regulators opened a full scale investigation into the Luxottica deal in September, saying the deal could reduce competition in the ophthalmic lenses and eyewear market. Their conclusions are expected by the end of February.Luxottica and Essilor had declined to offer concessions during a preliminary EU review.Vacherot told analysts substantial work had already been done on the merger.need time do to a quality job.

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Speaking at an afternoon rally in Ocala, Fla., Trump continued his verbal assault against House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R Wis.), who said Monday that he would no longer campaign with Trump or defend him. The GOP nominee bragged about his performance in Sunday’s debate and voiced disappointment that Ryan’s reaction to it wasn’t warmer..