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How the American left is using the power of images to seduce


SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE - Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her dress caused a stir at the Met Gala, New York's chicest night.

By Ulf Poschardt (Die Welt)

The bourgeois refuses to be dispossessed and hates being bored. This is why, when in doubt, he will prefer to spend the evening with a pretty left-wing drama queen like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (who has her own AOC label) rather than with a boring and unattractive bourgeois. The current cultural domination of the left is mainly linked to the fact that it has perfectly grasped the “Iconic Turn” of the moment. What is the “Iconic Turn”? It is the shift from a writing-centric understanding of the world to an image-centric understanding. Modern media and communication channels are gradually saying goodbye to books, essays, and novels to focus on images, emojis, and gifs. And another theorem on the left is also gaining ground:privacy is a political matter. Thus, many leftist politicians do not hesitate to stage their lives as a fashion report that would be

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Source: lefigaro

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