The Corner

‘If communists have a reputation for anything, it is seriousness.’

This lede from the New York Times gets it exactly right. Whenever I think about a bunch of hipsters and trustafarian adherents to a dead-letter ideology lounging around a piece of prem-o West Village real estate to discuss the problem of false consciousness, I think about how fundamentally serious the whole enterprise is.

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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