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Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a freelance journalist and blogger. He considers Bob Dylan and Walter Sobchak to be the two great Jewish thinkers of our time; he thinks Kafka was half-right when he said there was hope, "but not for us"; and he can be reached through the twitter via @eliasisquith or via email. The opinions he expresses on the blog and throughout the interwebs are exclusively his own.

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  1. Avatar Kolohe says:

    I didn’t realize that the re-election of Barack Obama brought about the end of human nature.Report

  2. Avatar Jonathan B says:

    Kolohe,
    Way to miss the point. Try reading what he said and then think about it and then come up with a better post. “Have a take and try not to suck”.Report

    • Avatar Kolohe says:

      Really? Jim Fishin Rome? That’s your response?

      Well, thanks for proving *my* point, at least.Report

      • Avatar Jonathan B says:

        Nope you still missed it. Additionally, if your trying to pass off my critique of your comment as proof of your point ie something about the end of human nature in regard to Mr. Simon’s analasis of the election…well then you just swung and missed again. Its 0-2 and your best bet is to put one into right field or left field. Sure, its no homerun but at least you’ll get on base and that sure beats striking out.Report

  3. Avatar Fnord says:

    I wish it were so. But it’s not.

    Yeah, we got a black man in the White House. Good for us. Too bad about the 800 thousand black men in prison. Tell them about how “the racial and social hierarchy of America is upended forever.” I wish it were so, but the reelection of Barack Obama is not the end of racism (or any other prejudice), any more than his initial election was.Report