Thursday, November 20, 2008


Via Robert Stacy McCain at The American Spectator's blog, I see that the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute has published a new calendar, which suggests (a) a let-them-eat-cake attitude toward our current economic woes, (b) a belief that PETA is the epicenter of the American left, and (c) a way of looking at women that is, um, rather different from mine.

Pretty in Mink! 2009 Calendar

...We took some of your favorite leaders of today's conservative movement on a journey back in time, and made them up into glamorous movie stars of classic Hollywood. Back when the big screen was a little more glamorous, women were a little more feminine, the men a little more charming -- and the world a little less politically correct....

The Players

Miss January - Kellyanne Conway
Miss February - Star Parker
Miss March - Susan Phalen
Miss April - Nonie Darwish
Miss May - Mary Katharine Ham
Miss June - Michelle Malkin
Miss July - Amanda Carpenter
Miss August - Sandy Liddy Bourne
Miss September - Ann Coulter
Miss October – Kate Obenshain
Miss November - Miriam Grossman, M.D.
Miss December - Clare Boothe Luce

My adolescence started in the hippie-chick early seventies. In the mid-seventies I made my way to New York, where you occasionally saw this kind of in-italics glamour -- but rarely on a biological woman.

So this is a bit odd to me. But right-wingers are an odd lot.

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