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August 10, 2015


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Douglas Lain

Isn't jouissance the pleasure that splits the subject, a pleasure beyond pleasure that has to be resolved or sublated before it can be enjoyed?


this is good http://www.newrepublic.com/article/122494/pro-wrestling-can-teach-you-everything-you-need-know-about-gop but in semiotic terms it is more like Trump is channeling Talledaga Nights, the movie in which All American Ricky Bobby expounds "if you're not first, you're last",and the "shake and bake" tactic, where Trump as "heel" takes the lead only to "slingshot" a "face" to the eventual lead and victory.


What of the targets of his disdain. As they don't neatly map onto the dialectic of conservative or liberal. Are they not present as agents in this construction?


"itself only seldom anything other than their own disgust with the working class"

Spot on.

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