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Quotes by Thomas Frank - (8 quotes)

Thomas Frank - From the Culture category:

What becomes fascinating is the way the culture industry doesn't deny it and doesn't try to mitigate it, but tries to sell its products as a way of liberating oneself. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Mirrors category:

One of the things I keep coming back to in my writing is that society doesn't work on this mirror principle - you don't have an exact replica on the left of what you have on the right. It just doesn't work that way. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Politics category:

People getting their fundamental interests wrong is what American political life is all about. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Portraiture category:

There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery's version of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama's Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists' Washington, the place we learned to despise during the last administration. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Quality category:

Vibrancy is so universally desirable, so totemic in its powers, that even though we aren't sure what the word means, we know the quality it designates must be cultivated. The vibrant, we believe, is what makes certain cities flourish. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Quotations category:

When you take somebody's quote out of context, which happens all the time, nobody's ever going to go and do the research on their own and figure out that you got it wrong. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Writing category:

I was in a bad mood when I wrote that. (Thomas Frank)

Thomas Frank - From the Writing category:

Journalism has a special, hallowed place for stories of its practitioners' persecution. (Thomas Frank)