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  • AOC goes after Barstool Sports head Dave Portnoy over anti-union tweet

    08/13/2019 12:18:38 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    nypost ^ | 08/13/2019 | Aaron Feis
    Fiery left-wing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy tangled on Twitter Tuesday over organized labor in a clash of the social-media titans. “Hey @aoc welcome to thunder dome,” Portnoy, a well-known right-leaning agitator, challenged the New York congresswoman. “Debate me.” Portnoy threw down the gauntlet after AOC injected herself into a battle Portnoy was waging on another front over the recent formation of a union by workers at The Ringer, a sports site in competition with Barstool Sports. “Heard @ringer employees want to unionize. Little refresher how I feel about unions,” wrote Portnoy on Monday.
  • Philip Roth attacks 'orgy of narcissism' post Sept 11

    10/04/2002 5:40:12 PM PDT · by dighton · 44 replies · 201+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 05/11/2002 | Sam Leith
    Philip Roth, one of America’s most distinguished living novelists, has attacked as “repugnant” the “orgy of national narcissism” that has gripped the United States since September 11.His comments risk the fierce opprobrium that has greeted other American intellectuals - among them Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal and Susan Sontag - who have dared to question the patriotism that still dominates America’s public rhetoric.But with his reputation in recent years cemented by a sequence of intensely political novels - including The Human Stain, I Married A Communist and American Pastoral - his is a powerful voice of dissent.“What we are witnessing since...