Militias--too glib?

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Tue Jun 2 12:40:43 PDT 1998

Katha Pollitt wrote:

>What bothers me with Alex Cockburn is that i think he actually likes
>them -- he likes the gun fetishism, the macho Western Wild Man thing,
>the rejection of liberal pussyfooting and "pwogwessive" values (his

This may be true. Last time I ran into him, Cockburn denounced me as an "urban weenie" who "hates the West." I guess having horses in the backyard makes you more authentically situated in nature.


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