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Bobos Conflicted

Samuel Goldman has a pointed essay at The American Conservative where he explains why the Bourgeois Bohemians are at odds with themselves. Their own desires are self-contradictory at key points. Mr. Goldman writes: So how can this be the best of times for gays, sufferers from cardiovascular disease, African American politicians, TV fans, ambitious women, and so […]

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Mo Babies Mo Problems

This past Sunday, Ross Douthat started a truly astounding conversation about babies, decadence, and the American social conscience.  A strong but partially appreciative criticism was offered by Matthew Yglesias at Slate, and a qualifying but supportive essay was written by Samuel Goldman.  Rod Dreher has made steady commentary throughout the week, with a suggested definition […]