Dangerous Times: Naomi Wolf Sleeps with the Patriarchs

In the past few weeks, militant jihadism has won two major propaganda coups. First, Al Gore, the world's most famous critic of dirty oil, sold his "progressive network" Current Media, LLC, to the oil sheikhs of Qatar for a reported $500 million. Second, Naomi Wolf, renowned author of Vagina: A New Biography and other top feminist works, sold her soul to the same Islamist patriarchy. The price of Naomi's soul (possibly including other appendages) has not yet been named. As one wag put it, Naomi will now be the official "on-air Jihadess" of the biggest Islamist propaganda network on the planet. Al and Naomi are acting like rational capitalists: they are selling out while the market is good for their personal brands of mass demagogy. They are selling out now, because they don't see a future for their famous brands. Al Gore's future looks bad because of huge shale discoveries all over the world, from Poland to Canada. Shale gas has already turned the United States into a net exporter of...(Read Full Article)