Friday, February 08, 2013
Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing
Today's column for the Daily Banter takes on a topic that I've written about many times and which was brought up again on this week's podcast.
Here's the opening shot:
"I’ve said this sort of thing before many times. Matt Taibbi’s said it. David Cross does an entire bit about it. But no matter how often it’s repeated, there are still those out there on the left who live in their own little epistemic bubble and don’t seem to get something: the 60s are over and continuing to protest like it’s 1967 will get you absolutely nowhere in the year 2013. Yes, it’ll grab you a little attention, but ultimately not the kind you want. It’s an ineffective model of activism in the new millennium and the predisposition to fall back on it needs to be shelved once and for all."
Read the Rest Here