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Anger in America

March 9, 2012

Rush Limbaugh, the teaparty, OWS, all the way to the seven sisters — a deeply misguided Smith College alumna, an open feud between Barnard and Columbia… and so it goes…

Bobcat Goldthwait’s new dark satire, God Bless America is supposed to be an hysterical look at the mixing of stupidity and anger. I just hope its funny….

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Jon Western has spent the last fifteen years teaching IR in liberal arts colleges at Mount Holyoke College and the Five Colleges in western Massachusetts. He has an eclectic range of intellectual interests but often writes on international security, U.S. foreign policy, military intervention, and human rights. He occasionally shares his thoughts about professional life in liberal arts colleges. In his spare time he coaches middle school soccer, mentors the local high school robotics team, skis, and sails.