I wasn’t going to read South Park Conservatives,
but Liesl Schillinger talked me into it,
Obviously, Anderson knows his audience: this book isn’t intended for readers of The Times and The Economist and watchers of CNN. It’s for the people who are sick and tired of mainstream media and are fans of the blogs and right-wing commentators he cites so abundantly.
Reader of the Times (both NY and London)? Check.
Subscriber to The Economist? Check.
Watcher of CNN? Check.
Sick and tired of mainstream media? Check.
Fan of the blogs? Check.
Liesl also states,
Perhaps the argument clinic of the Monty Python Tories can light the way.
Monty Python fan? Check.
I so love it when some New Yorker art editor writing at the NYT Book Review uses neat little boxes to categorize people! It’s like being back in high school, only without the homework. The only little box Liesl didn’t include is that of minority, which, as a Puerto Rican, I’d qualify.
Next stop, Amazon
Speaking of the NYT book review, Kathy has said it all on another book . . .