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"Dear Mr. President: There are too many states nowadays. Please eliminate three. I am not a crackpot."

[ 0 ] June 29, 2006 |

Shorter Verbatim Lee Siegel: “The baseball cap’s insinuation that life is a game with transparent rules gets to me. Also the insinuation that by wearing a baseball cap in inappropriate situations–like indoors–you have what it takes to break the rules and win the game. And I’m bothered by the herdlike nature of the baseball-cap trend mixed with its affectation of insouciance.”

And it goes on like that, in dead earnest. I think the blogofascism stuff may have been less embarrassing…

Hilzoy: “that explains a lot about why Lee Siegel seems not to notice the line between calling people wankers and sending them to Auschwitz.”

…an open letter from Arthur Silber.