File spoon-archives/marxism-international.archive/marxism-international_1997/marxism-international.9710, message 641


Subject: Re: M-I: So, the nanny's "guilty"?
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 22:56:49 -0600 (CST)


William Lear writes:
> 
> On Thu, October 30, 1997 at 22:10:47 (-0500) Louis R Godena writes:
<SNIP>
> 
> >                     ... Of what good is America's working class if it can
> >not serve its master.  These people, I am convinced, will follow anyone as
> >greyhounds follow the mechanical rabbit, forever chasing enemies far and
> >wide that always turn out to be -- none other than themselves.  
> >
> >The American working class, venal, open-mouthed and cowering, awaits its
> >Hitler.  


> What an inspiring and uplifting little tirade against the average
> American.... <SNIP> And we wonder why the right is so
> attractive to people.  At least it doesn't treat the average joe with
> such abject contempt.

I don't think much of Godena's post, but neither do I think much of
a post which eliminates from consideration 52% or so of the U.S.
working class. This is the sort of post which allows feminists to
simply repudiate marxism with contempt as anti-woman.

> 
> Bill

Carrol


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