An impotent passage à I’acte

Following 11 September, rightist commentators like George Will immediately proclaimed the end of America’s ‘holiday from history’ – the impact of reality shattering the isolated tower of liberal tolerance and the cultural studies focus on textuality. Now, we are forced to strike back, to deal with real enemies in the real world … But whom to strike? Whatever the response, it will never hit the correct target, bringing us full satisfaction. The ridiculousness of America[ …]