A Beautiful Mind in Marin County

A spy for the Mossad has informed Seraphic Secret that the famously anonymous Bookworm looks exactly like Tueday Weld in “Sex Kittens Go to College.”

A spy for the Mossad has informed Seraphic Secret that the famously anonymous Bookworm looks exactly like Tueday Weld in “Sex Kittens Go to College.”

The other day, a friend from shul told me that he feels like giving up.

“Reading your blog post about the countless gender choices on Facebook,” said my friend, “made me realize that my grandchildren won’t be shocked at this craziness. To them, it will be normal. And that is sick. It feels like the radical left have won the culture wars and now we’re just fighting over meaningless scraps.”

“We can’t just give up,” I said.

But his despair left a profound impression on me.

Is it true that the radical left have already won? Does the rise of a Marxist community agitator to POTUS mean the end of the American Republic?

And then I sat down and read The Bookworm Returns: Life in Obama’s America, an eBook which should be mandatory reading for every American.

Bookworm Room is a wife, a mother, a lawyer, and a blogger who is something of a hero to me. Whenever I need some common sense talk about difficult political or social issues, I make my way to Bookworm and see what she has to say.

Her opening essay on guns, written as a letter to a teacher (but wisely never sent) is a classic discourse on the Second Amendment, and how best to protect our children.

Because Bookworm is a brainy lawyer who has not sacrificed her common sense, she writes astonishingly clear sentences that manage to cut to the heart of, well, everything.

Her chapters on what the Democrats have done to our health care system is, quite simply, revelatory.

Bookworm goes on to discuss the dangers of radical Islam, the progressive-engineered battle of the sexes, the majesty of the American government and our Constitution, Andrew Breitbart, Theodore Herzl, Israel, and a host of other vital issues with which we grapple every day.

Bookworm lives in the deep blue land of Marin County. As a Jewish woman and a political heretic—Bookworm, like yours truly, used to vote Democrat—she has to blog anonymously or suffer the cutting social ostracism (pogroms are so yesterday) to which liberals specialize.

Bookworm does not kvetch. She does not make ad-hominem attacks. She is a disciplined thinker who argues gracefully and wittily for traditional Judeo-Christian values, which is to say, the Conservative American way of life.

I am going to buy Bookworm’s eBook for my melancholy friend. For all my sad Conservative friends.

Bookworm is the antidote to existential despair.

And all for $2.99.

A CIA agent disagrees with my Mossad buddy. He says that Bookworm is the double of Grace Kelly. No matter. Bookworm is a beautiful mind.

A CIA agent disagrees with my Mossad buddy. He says that Bookworm is the double of Grace Kelly. No matter. Bookworm is a beautiful mind.

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6 Comments

  1. Posted March 3, 2014 at 4:37 pm | Permalink

    What is it about Tuesday Weld that makes her look different in every picture I see of her? Unlike most movie stars – or at least the ones of the golden era – who built their career around their image, Weld seems to have none.

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  2. sennacherib
    Posted March 2, 2014 at 7:37 am | Permalink

    Well now, the pictures certainly put the decimal point in old Dewey’s system.
    Re:  You’re post is very pessimistic and it shouldn’t be. There have been moments in history where it seemed and was very dark indeed for humanity ( a little preaching to the choir here  perhaps), but some things that are good and true never ever die. Which is of course one of the really good arguments for the existence of G-d. I myself will never give up even if it seems futile, for I must do it at least for myself. If it inspires others well and good, but that is their decision not mine. And as More told Wolsey “We shall my prayers to rely on”.

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  3. eyawitz
    Posted March 2, 2014 at 3:25 am | Permalink

    I just looked up “Sex Kittens Go To College” (produced when I was 3 years old) on Wikipedia, and I would be eternally grateful if Robert could explain to me why movies like that were not the first volley in the culture war that normal people are now ready to give up on.

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  4. kohana
    Posted February 27, 2014 at 9:52 am | Permalink

    I just Bookmarked her website, but can’t seem to find a link to register, so can’t log in. I’m missing something. Can you advise?

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  5. Bill Brandt
    Posted February 27, 2014 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    I am going to have to charge up my Kindle and download this Robert. Sounds like she is a sexy Thomas Paine.
    I am of 2 minds in re our current times. I remember how full of despair we were in the late 70s – and then came Reagan.
    But who is the new Reagan?
    Then it seems that this country is so screwed up now – and the dangers are closing in – can anything be done to turn the ship?
    I do know one thing – to be conservative in Hollywood – or Marin County – takes a strong individual character.

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