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What the left and the US now need is the Britney Spears theory of political action

The Britney Spears theory of political action.

Britney Spears ideological, political message – resides in their very abstention from delivering a message. This abstention is sustained by an implicit trust in one’s government. When the enemy attacks, don’t think, just do your duty.

This is what Slavoj Žižek call s the  ‘Britney Spears’ Theory of Action’, because, effectively, he recalls two years ago seeing Britney Spears interviewed on MTV.

Britney was asked  “what does she think about Iraq?” and so on. She says, “I don’t quite understand it, all I know is that, at a he certain point, we ordinary people should simply trust our President.”
Source - Slavoj Žižek, Why Only an Atheist Can Believe: Politics Between Fear and Trembling

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