On Cheap Grace, False Freedom and The Red Sox

Abby Zimet

From TomDispatch.com, a lucid look at a carefully orchestrated joint operation, a "masterpiece of contrived spontaneity," wherein crowds can cheer on their baseball team, their military, one woebegotten member thereof serving in Afghanistan, and, implicitly, themselves before returning to the oblivious business of hot dogs and home runs. Stars and Stripes forever.


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