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A New Gender Map

“Despite their general affluence, professional women of the Western world have been chronically unhappy for decades, and I conjecture that it is partly because they have been led to expect happiness from a mechanical work environment that doesn’t make men happy either.”

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Paglia on #MeToo

“I am wholeheartedly in favor of women students or employees knowing their rights and speaking up to defend them. However, the #MeToo movement has gone seriously off track in encouraging uncorroborated accusations dating from ten, twenty, or thirty years ago. No democracy can survive in such a paranoid climate of ambush and summary execution. This is Stalinism, a nadir of politics.”

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Paglia on Trump Pt. I

from The Weekly Standard,  Camille Paglia: On Trump, Democrats, Transgenderism, and Islamist Terror by Jonathan Last After Trump’s victory (for which there were abundant signs in the preceding months), both the Democratic party and the big-city media urgently needed to…

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Authoritarian Liberalism

from The Weekly Standard,  Camille Paglia: On Trump, Democrats, Transgenderism, and Islamist Terror by Jonathan Last In summary: to have any hope of retaking the White House, Democrats must get off their high horse, lose the rabid rhetoric, and reorient themselves…

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Snark

from David Daley in Salon, Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” excerpt: I think Stewart’s show demonstrated the decline and vacuity of contemporary comedy. I cannot stand…

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Politics as Performance Art

from David Daley in Salon, Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” excerpt: Politics has always been performance art.  So we’ll see who the candidates are who can…

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Knee Jerk Ideology

from David Daley in Salon, Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” excerpt: I don’t demonize Fox News. At what point will liberals wake up to realize the…

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Politics as Religion

from David Daley in Salon, Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” excerpt: I’m speaking here as an atheist. I don’t believe there is a God, but…

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A Democratic Clinton Alternative

From Nick Gillespie in Reason Magazine, Everything’s Awesome and Camille Paglia Is Unhappy! excerpts: reason: So what is it about Hillary that bothers you? Paglia: She’s a fraud! reason: Explain how. Paglia: She can’t have an opinion without poll-testing it. She’s a liar. This is…

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Gender Myopia

From Nick Gillespie in Reason Magazine, Everything’s Awesome and Camille Paglia Is Unhappy! excerpts: I am an equal opportunity feminist. I believe that all barriers to women’s advancement in the social and political realm must be removed. However, I don’t…

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The Strength of Criticism

Kerry Lauerman writes about outspoken Democrat Camille Paglia at Salon in In “Glittering” return, Paglia lets loose, 10/10/12. Excerpt: The media’s pampering and protection of Obama over the years simply led to his weakening — which was on excruciating public…

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