red and blue states
With increased institutionalization, many of the less desirable aspects of the Counterculture became accentuated.

It might seem as if moving off the campuses and into an environment shared with people holding different kinds of values should have rubbed off some of the rougher edges of Counterculture adherents, leaving them more balanced and grounded.

In certain ways, this did occur.  But in many others, the corners actually got sharper.