Let Us Now Praise Famous Women – A peek into the secret world of the liberal elite

The critic James Wolcott is peeved. “Mitt Romney’s fateful decision this January not to pursue the presidency for a third futile time deprives those of us in the bleachers of a rare-ish opportunity to watch a representative of the 1 percent in plastic action,” he writes in Vanity Fair’s April “special issue” on “the age of money.” There are few chances, Wolcott avers, to observe in public a member of the financial and social caste that rules America. “It is not often we get to study how a scion moves, behaves, and simulates reflective thought under changeable conditions.”

Really? Wolcott could always flip through the ads for Secret Clinical Strength and Versace’s Eros Pour Femme to page 172 of his own goddamn magazine…

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