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Lancelot Andrewes

Anglo-Welsh Jacobite, enemy of Calvinism and all its works

When Fr. Neuhaus Saw Cthulhu

A vaguely right-leaning, pseudo-religious magazine publishes something plausibly associated with dread words like "Christendom" and "Tradition." In synchronised horror, cocktails are spilt across tables in Georgetown, Cambridge and Manhattan. The warning beacons are lit by the good folk of Commentary; the reactionary fleet, captained by R.R Reno, is in sight! Sir William Kristol pauses in his game of cluster bombing the Syrians to assure the terrified peasants of the Weekly Standard that there i

California Dreaming: Light and Dark

“And if all else failed you could get a sense of patriotism from the popular culture. The movies celebrated democratic values and implicitly reinforced the idea that America was special”: President Reagan’s Farewell Address (1989) “Do you know the world is a foul sty? Do you know if you rip the fronts off houses you'd find swine? The world's a hell. What does it matter what happens in it?”: Joseph Cotton, Shadow of a Doubt, Universal (1943) Few countries have identified themselves so thoroughly