Saturday, 16 June 2012

THIS ICONOCLAST demands...

This iconoclast who defied and decried

  • the bourgeoisie
  • the feminists
  • existentialists
  • zionists
  • the stalinists
  • and fantacists
  • the catholics 
  • war criminals, imperialists and terrorists
                                                                 demands our attention.
Mary McCarthy Sitting with Opened Book

This iconoclast who disturbed while dissecting

  • bourgeois liberals
  • and pluralists
  • the psychiatrists
  • progressives
  • new dealers
  • utopians
  • bourgeois bohemians
  • men
  • herself
  • art capitalists and apologists
  • bad theatre
  • bad ideas
                                              demands credit where credit is due.
Mary McCarthy in a Studious Pose

This iconoclast who stood for

  • Trotsky
  • the Viet Cong
  • the truth
  • sex
  • socialism
  • smoking and drinking
                                       will not be airbrushed from history.
                                                        .