'Andy Warhol: Soup to Nuts'

I was not surprised by the petulant tone of Will's obituary comments about Andy Warhol. I was amused, however, by the ironic ramifications of his arguments.

Will complains that Warhol "represented . . . the age of image worship and preference for the synthetic "wherein a celebrity is known not for what he does but for "his well-known-ness."

By these criteria, it would not be unfair to point out that Ronald Reagan, Will's political patron and ideological standard-bearer, could very well be characterized as "the Warhol President."


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