Tuch reviews the Winter 2010 issue of The American Dissident, the literary magazine about poetry, cartoons, correspondences and essays which treat themes of injustice and corruption, both within the literary establishment and elsewhere. Among other things, Tuch emphasizes her disagreement with the arguments put forth by much of the poetry in American Dissident, nor does she find much of the poetry particularly moving. She contends that the language is often prosaic, the message as clear as a bludgeon to the head and in some cases, the politics are offending. She observes that while the journal seeks to celebrate "literature, democracy and dissidence" it often reads as little more than libertarian propaganda.
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