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April 8, 2012

"The Atlantic" Today. Corrupt Yet Diffident

Observe now the degeneration of a magazine that once published Henry James and Mark Twain into an elaborate loss leader-cum-demand creation mechanism
for an event-planning operation whose chief selling point is the promise that you’ll never read about it in the media, where certified Thought Leaders risk the loss of their health insurance for saying anything less than ultracanned and überphony. It is, indeed, a thing of mastery. -- Omniscient Gentlemen of The Atlantic | | Notebook | The Baffler

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 8, 2012 6:55 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The Atlantic has been a leftist rag since Michael Kelly died in Iraq

Posted by: bill at April 9, 2012 9:13 AM

The Atlantic fits on an Ace of Spades list of 'Things Whiter than the Staff at Obama Re-election HQ'

Posted by: dr kill at April 9, 2012 1:41 PM

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