Author: Scott Lemieux

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Since this question was brought up in comments as well, I thought I’d add my two cents about Klein/Chafetz/Frank: 1)I haven’t read Frank’s book, but I have read the Harper’s essay. I will concede that Frank sometimes has a false consciousness problem, assuming that people who disagree with him are therefore irrational. On the other hand, […]

Annals of Whoredom

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On June 19, 2004
It’s not exactly news that Garfield is a commercial and critical bomb (and I thought Bill Murray was slumming when he did that elephant thing!) Apparently the film rights to Hi and Lois were too expensive. I can understand why a lot of terrible movies get made, but what the hell was the perceived market for this? […]

Nada Hatin’

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On June 18, 2004

With respect to my recent post on conservative vanity candidate Ralph Nader, some response to the many intelligent comments are in order. First, fine commentary from The Poor Man and Nathan Newman.

Bloody Sam

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On June 17, 2004
It’s difficult to find an issue so clear-cut that The Nation and eventheliberal New Republic agree, but both have great reviews of Sam Huntington’s new book, People Who Aren’t White Christians Will Destroy America. My first temptation is to say that Huntington’s argument is un-American, but that’s not quite correct. After all, as Garry Wills points out, running people out […]

Strange Justice

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On June 15, 2004
Yesterday, the Supreme Court held, 8-1, that defendants can make a sexual harassment claim against an employer when the environment was so hostile that the defendant was compelled to resign. The one dissenter against the new standard, who wanted to make it impossible for defendants to make a claim under such circumstances: Clarence Thomas.

We Have A Weiner!

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On June 14, 2004

In a rare case of me being with the winning team, the winner of THE VICIOUS INSTAPUNDIT BLOGROLL CONTEST at MaxSpeak has been announced, and the winner is: InstaPundit. Let us first ponder the utter

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