Sunday, January 25, 2004
New York Times op-ed page infiltrated by contrarian Marxist-feminist anti-marriage radicals
And about time, too! My friend Laura Kipnis, author of Against Love and contributor to (among many other things) the forthcoming volume The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies, edited by me, dissects the Bush administration’s $1.5 billion boost for state-sanctioned heterosexual coupling right here.
Also check out Tom Burka’s January 14 news flash, “White House to Promote Marriage of Neil Bush and Britney Spears.”
What I want to know is, does this plan give us married people any way of enhancing still further all the benefits the state already bestows on us? For example, if I confess to the Bush administration-- or maybe just to John Derbyshire of the National Review-- that the sight of all these attractive gay men in American popular culture has been causing me to . . . well, waver . . . do I become eligible for some of this cash?