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Live from La Farine: Watching Jonathan Chait Summon a Monstrous Regiment of Women from the Vasty Deep...

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**Jonathan Chait:

Mireille Miller-Young... angered by the [anti-abortion] sign... snatched the sign, took it back to her office to destroy it, and shoved one of the Short sisters...

The next Clinton presidential campaign... [Hillary Rodham] Clinton enters... in a much stronger position... her supporters may find it irresistible to amplify p.c. culture’s habit of interrogating the hidden gender biases in every word and gesture against their side...

When Jonathan Chait says "The P.C. Movement", both of these are in what he fears and opposes--everyone from vandals and bullies to the "supporters" of our likely next president, and everyone in between. In Chait's envisioning, they are all, along with everyone in between them part of a single Monstrous Regiment of Women (and others) that needs to be opposed in the interest of something equally if not more amorphous called "liberalism"...

And Belle Waring is back for more!:

If someone would like to write an intelligent, detailed article about stifling political correctness in a specific online milieu of twitter users and feminist tumblrs, or whatever, WITH LINKS, they should do that, and then we can talk about that. But Chait didn’t write anything like that at all. There’s no reason I should extend him so much argumentative charity that I go bankrupt over here constructing his argument for him.

It’s like trying to make an Eiffel Tower out of popsicle sticks in Pre-K, and my partner on the project uses each stick in turn like a nacho to eat paste off of, and then just hands them to me all slimy. I have better things to do.

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