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Hipster Conservatism

Prelude: I’ve been mulling over something like this post for years, mostly because of arguments with the original Post-Modern Conservative himself, James Poulos. I wrestled some of it into place a few months back, and finally decided to put it up after reading the Acculturated Symposium on conservatism and pop culture. Let’s get one thing…

What are women for?

I keep trying to better understand James Poulos. I like James a great deal, though we disagree pretty fundamentally on many things. I’ve been fascinated by his discussions of the Pink Police State (a conservative argument against panem et circenses.) And yet postmodern conservatism has always been somewhat vague. It’s unorthodox in terms of American debate –…