Friday, December 24th, 2010
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Bush and Foucault

"As a postmodern text, many passages in the book are pastiches of moments from other books, including scenes that Bush himself did not witness. These are taken from the memoirs of members of the Bush administration and journalistic accounts such as Bob Woodward’s Plan of Attack and Bush at War. To complete the cycle of postmodernity, there are bits of dialogue lifted from Woodward, who is notorious for inventing dialogue."
—Are you interested in a Foucauldian reading of George W. Bush's Decision Points? You probably are! I mean, it's not like anything else is happening today.

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efleischer (#8,892)

Funnily enough, one of the first things I thought of when I first stumbled across the article was that it'd great for you guys.

deepomega (#1,720)

Something something Foucault's Pendulum

(I'm sure there's a Kabbalah connection in here somewhere?)

soco (#8,225)

That was one vicious, if well deserved, take-down.

God bless you, Awl editors, every one.

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