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  •  Oh that's so spot on poco! (2+ / 0-)
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    poco, texasmom

    This! 100x:

    But, Student A, don't you realize that your initial enjoyment was already political. Your ignoring of certain aspects of the text is a consequence of your political decisions, most likely made reflexively, but nonetheless a result of politics. There is a whole culture industry devoted to painting as natural or as given certain ways of reacting that are in fact, traditional, conservative, and deeply political.

    We view "The Handmaid's Tale" as cautionary. The GOP views it as an instruction book.

    by Vita Brevis on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 05:47:01 AM PDT

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