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Words and Acts … and Freakonomics Again

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

One of the most odious reviews I have ever read was penned by one of my favorite critics, Carlin Romano. Back in November 1993, he reviewed Catharine MacKinnon’s book Only Words in The Nation, opening with his infamous line, “Suppose I decide to rape Catharine MacKinnon before reviewing her book.” It got worse. “Because I’m […]

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