Monthly Archives: January 2013

Critique of the Gotcha Program, Part I

In good leftist practice, I began the process of writing this essay with a pun, and then tried to work backwards to justify it. Perhaps coincidentally, the essay to which I am responding—Seth Ackerman’s “The Red and the Black”––is also the bearer of a punning title. Ackerman, or his editor, milks Stendhal’s title for its […]

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