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American Sniper and Socially-Conscious Criticism

Jamie Weinman’s piece on socially conscious criticism got me thinking about the flaws of the approach: it has a preference for bluntness over subtlety. I’m reminded on one relatively recent example: the years-old debate about whether American Sniper was too … Continue reading

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So, the Romney- Obama debate

The consensus is that Romney did rather well at his first presidential debate against Obama. For the last few days, I haven’t heard any Republicans complaining about how it would have been better had they just nominated anyone else. There … Continue reading

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