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Ben’s Light Shaming

I was going to put up a short post about this very funny thread on Crooked Timber about Scott McLemee’s very funny (and smart) review of Cornel West’s latest book (like the kids say, read the whole thing….the review, not the book), when, to my great surprise, I found that the Crooked Timber thread began to discuss this blog and McLemee’s slapdown of me over my use of the word “Trotskyite” in our comment section. I’ll let interested visitors of this blog surf over to Crooked Timber and examine the gory details for themselves. Read more