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The recently-unearthed graduate thesis of Virginia Gubernatorial candidate Robert McDonnell is a treasure trove of Reagan-era Republican gems [PDF]. The paper’s sexism and homophobia has gotten the most play in the press—-us feminists even get a few shout-outs!—-but my favorite part is McDonnell’s paranoid pornographic theory:

Aww, I miss the ’80s, when the media pumped a veritable sea of licentiousness into American ears through the radio waves instead of this half-assed T-Pain shit. Also: He’s talking about Prince, right?