Babes in Bushland

Since I am in the business of plugging myself this Monday, here is my first print piece for In These Times, titled "Babes in Bushland." Subhead: "Raunch culture offers good old-fashioned pleasure, Republican style." And here's the bit that explains my primary argument:


But make no mistake, raunch is Republican. The sexuality that reigns supreme in Bush World bears the basic imprimaturs of right-wing ideology: gross materialism, sexual hypocrisy and acquiescence in the name of empowerment. It is in every sense a conservative wet dream come true. [LINK]
Do try and click through despite any unpleasant images that last sentence may evoke.

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