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Razer on The Wolf of Wall Street

Will Fettes writes: Re. “Razer’s class warfare: it’s the economy, stupid (or why Scorsese is a girl’s blouse)” (Thursday). Razer’s piece is another almost unintelligible stream of consciousness which attempts to shoe-horn her regular thesis of liberals and feminists failing to grapple with the concerns of justice rooted in class inequality into commentary on Scorsese’s new film, The Wolf of Wall Street. As anyone familiar with Razer’s work will know, she likes to make grand declarative statements against disembodied capitalised enemies: “The Left”, “The Right” and “Feminists” — and this gimmick is well-represented in yesterday’s submission.

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