Daily Archives: July 26, 2012

Heroes of Retreat

I have been reading the splendid ‘Anatomy of a Moment’ by Javier Cercas, the Spanish novelist, about the 1981 attempted coup in Spain and came across a reference to the phrase of Hans Magnus Enzensberger: ‘the heroes of retreat‘: ACCORDING … Continue reading

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Michelle Bachmann’s Bigoted Fundamentalism

I liked this plea by Frank Bruni for tolerance and for condemnation of Michelle Bachmann in today’s New York Times: What I find most fascinating about Michele Bachmann — and there are many, many more where she came from — … Continue reading

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