National Review: Hey, ladies! Romney’s a total rich guy alpha. Why aren’t you lining up for some of that?

Originally posted on we hunted the mammoth:
National Review has delivered unto us a puckishly paleoconservative cover story with a very Redditesque headline: “Like a Boss.” Which is perhaps appropriate, in that the story that goes with the headline uses the faux logic of evolutionary psychology (always popular on Reddit) in order to argue that…

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Read-It Round-Up May 8, 2012

By Juliana Jimenez Elle Magazine on Hilary Clinton‘s growing cool: http://www.elle.com/Life-Love/Society-Career-Power/At-the-Pinnacle-of-Hillary-Clinton-s-Career I like the piece in general. Just have a problem with two sentences there: “Her solution, unsurpris­ingly, is to increase women’s participation. But before the crowd’s eyes can glaze over at the prospect of hearing another speech about the justice of giving women a […]

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The Problem with “Pimping”

By Juliana Jiménez In the same way that the reaction to Trayvon Martin’s death revealed the charged and potentially racist meanings of a hoodie, the reaction to Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest last week on a warning of “aggravated pimping” highlighted an Orwellian distortion of the meaning of the word “pimp.” A large swath of the public’s reaction to the news […]

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