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David Mamet’s The Anarchist: The New Left’s Terrible Triumph

ninthave Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 8:53 PM
I don't think you read the article very well. He's saying they won by defining the arguments in their terms, and we saw that evident in the election, especially with the class warfare bit. The left relies on race, sex and class battles, creating those battles, making enough people believe in them.

In New York Friday to appear on Sean Hannity’s program, I stayed an extra day to catch an early performance of David Mamet's new play The Anarchist, now in its second week of previews. Sitting next to Marcello, a Brazilian venture capitalist, we chatted about the election just past.

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