In Theaters

In the calm but provocative agitprop film The End of America, author Wolf — still best-known for her 1991 college-feminist masterwork The Beauty Myth — stands on a stage before a studio audience and delivers a 10-point plan by which we shall know that democracy in America is no more. With her large wave of elaborately-permed hair, sensibly stylish suit, and colloquial manner, Wolf seems more like a particularly engaged PTA mom than the protest-marching Mother Jones-reading raconteur that her speech brings to mind. Probably that’s for the best, as the proto-fascist program enumerated by Wolf is more disturbing than just about anything dreamed up in today’s run-of-the-mill leftie documentary. Better a messenger she than Michael Moore…

The End of America is in limited release now; you can read the full review at filmcritic.com.

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