The Magical Realism of Life of Pi

The Magical Realism of Life of Pi
Review by Margie Taylor

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

For list lovers

Some people, including me, love perky lists.  Here is a doozy from the New Yorker to describe the American political party's core voters, the Republican base. "An excitable, overlapping assortment of:
Fox News friends,
Limbaugh dittoheads,
Tea Party animals,
war whoopers,
Christianist fundamentalists
a la carte Catholics (anti-abortion; anti-torture, no),
anti-Rooseveltians (Franklin and Theodore),
global-warming denialists,
port-Confederate white Southrons,
market idolaters,
Europe demonizeres, and
gun fetishists.

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