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Lena Dunham’s Ultimately
Conservative Message

National Review, by Kyle Smith

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Posted By:Lalo, 4/20/2017 4:27:11 AM

Lena Dunham’s ultimate message in Girls is conservative: a lesson in the cost of flouting bourgeois norms. To put in perspective the magnitude of what Lena Dunham has accomplished with her HBO sitcom Girls, imagine that Michael Jackson had written a merciless satiric novel about a freakish, plastic-surgery-obsessed, formerly black pop singer, or that Bill Clinton had come up with a hilariously caustic screenplay about a truth-challenged southern horndog of a president. Dunham herself, in public appearances and interviews, says unconscionable things, just like her narcissistic screen alter ego Hannah Horvath. But between Dunham the public figure and

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Thought I would never watch Girls based on what I had read of Dunham. But tonight I had cable re-connected and, searching HBO, stumbled upon the exact scene described in the last paragraph of this article. And surprisingly, I liked the Dunham character. There was at least more to her than the usual TV show.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DaddyO, 4/20/2017 4:42:14 AM     (No. 11227356)

So six years of narcissism and bad behavior can be redeemed by a few minutes at the end of the last episode?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pchristopher, 4/20/2017 5:07:21 AM     (No. 11227362)

Kyle Smith needs to go easy on the weed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 4/20/2017 6:13:00 AM     (No. 11227379)

There are three things I just don´t get: Body piercing, tattoos and Lena Dunham.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 4/20/2017 7:40:02 AM     (No. 11227447)

Lena Dunham is a fat plain Jane who used her God-given talents to trash men and women. She thinks taking her clothes off in public and using curse words makes her popular. She needs to think again. She is the worse kind of role model for young women. I have no respect for her.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zoidberg, 4/20/2017 8:03:18 AM     (No. 11227471)

If Lena Dunham dropped her toothbrush in my toilet, I would buy a new toilet.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono, 4/20/2017 12:46:32 PM     (No. 11227839)

A thousand people could rave that sour bulldog farts are divine; I´m still not interested in smelling them to add my opinion to the mix.

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