Not sure how I missed this essay when it was first published, but I am reminded of how far above the average cultural critic Leon Wieseltier is yet again in reading this takedown of Alain de Botton's call for a "Twitter sabbath." Just brilliant.
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- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
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