PIRATE WIRES #21 // Paging John Spartan

demolition man, nice guy dystopia overload, another vaping ban — sweet!, and fight or flight (we're fighting) 

The asshole we need. In 1993, at the peak of our first flu-like wave of “PC Culture,” Sylvester Stallone, America’s most iconic everyman, introduced me to a kind of working class Catholic libertarianism in the instant action classic Demolition Man. Stallone’s John Spartan is an LAPD cop, not a nice guy, but a “good guy,” strong and capable (and by the w…

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