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The new inequality

22 June 2020

8:17 PM

22 June 2020

8:17 PM

It is a strange habit, the American one of making talk-show hosts into preachers. There is no good reason, after all, why a comedian should be any kind of arbiter of morality or anything much else. Yet in America the court of public opinion accepts the right of the jester to preach the homily too.

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