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Zombies Are Us

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Peter J. Leithart recently had a little fun with a New York Times editorial that implies that the rising popularity of zombies shows that Americans are subtly racist. He says that the argument”that zombies hungry for brains represent immigrants hungry for American wealth”is ridiculous, and he’s quite right. But he also says she’s asking a good question: Why zombies? Why now? He still hasn’t heard a persuasive answer… . Continue Reading »