“The Frankfurt School of philosophers emigrated from Nazi Germany and became dyspeptic critics of American culture. Several landed in Southern California where they were disturbed by the consumer culture and the gospel of relentless cheeriness. Depressive by nature, they focused on the disappointments and venality that surrounded them and how unnecessary it all was. It could be paradise, Theodor Adorno complained, but it was only California.”
— Adam Cohen in The New York Times, a newspaper which has drunk deep the Frankfort School’s rhetoric over the years. As referenced by Andrew Breitbart in his speech at CPAC this weekend, and announcing the upcoming launch of the next BIG Website, Big Education.