Brace yourselves. As “The Arbiter,” today in Tablet Magazine senior writer Liel Leibovitz approaches Dirty Dancing. And where many see a sweet love story, a tale of burgeoning adulthood and self-actualization, and a killer soundtrack, Liel sees the embodiment of all that was ugly about 1980s-vintage Reaganism and its resentment-filled condemnation of the 1960s.

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