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August 6, 2009

Noble Savage


What is it with the bemused treatment of the right wing radical fringe?

The New Yorker article and the illustration paint Michael Savage more like a cranky uncle (anyone see some Cronkite, here?) with gentle and tired eyes, tousled hair — and quiet) than the bilious and raging media personality he is.

(illustration: Phillip Burke/New Yorker. Article abstract. Registration required for full text.)

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