HOW does the Left affect Pop Culture? More and more, the Left IS Pop Culture, as this excellent post attests.
Thanks to Tom over at ‘Quiner’s Diner‘ for the legwork here…
By Tom Quiner
Liberal chic is built on fluff.
How you feel trumps how you act.
Style supersedes substance.
Thought conformity is valued more than intelligent thinking.
Four media outlets help mold modern liberalism: the Huffington Post; the New York Times; Newsweek Magazine; and Vogue Magazine.
Vogue, with its 11.7 million readers, looms particularly large since liberal chic is such a fashion statement. Vogue has lovingly advanced the status of Michelle Obama and Texas human abortion advocate, Wendy Davis, on their pages. They championed another emerging icon two short years ago in a lavish spread, which, mysteriously, has been scrubbed from the internet.
“Asma al-Assad, A Rose in the Desert” was a breathless love letter to the wife of Syrian butcher, Bashar al-Assad. How did Mrs. Assad become so chic to liberals?
Several forces were at work.
For starters, liberals don’t like Israel. Syria is a Jew-hating nation that periodically threatens…
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