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The Media, Pennant-Racing, and Living Within Our Means

A popular narrative of the recent election is that Americans are fed up with the federal government’s inability to “live within its means.”  Real American people have to; state governments have to (more or less); the federal government should as … Continue reading

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The New Counterrevolutionaries and the Specter of “the Hipster”

– “They seem wild but they are so tame” (Arcade Fire, “Rococo,” The Suburbs) It’s been more than 15 years since Kurt Cobain killed himself with a shotgun.  When I was in high school, this was seen, more or less, … Continue reading

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Deadwood, season one

I just finished watching the first season of Deadwood. I hadn’t heard a lot about it before, but recently a colleague recommended it, telling me he liked it more than Mad Men. I know he’s a big fan of Mad … Continue reading

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Is Ezra Klein on to something here?

Is he missing something?

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