LAURA, WAR­RIOR GOD­DESS

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

Mother of three adopted chil­dren un­der age 6, syn­di­cated ra­dio host, self-de­scribed “cul­ture war­rior” Laura In­gra­ham hit the road last week to launch her new book “Of Thee I Zing: Amer­ica’s Cul­tural De­cline from Muf­fin Tops to Body Shots.”

She’s got eight stops na­tion­wide on what she calls a “patriotic in­ter­ven­tion,” punc­tu­ated by broad­cast ap­pear­ances with Michael Sav­age, Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly and Fox Busi­ness’ Neil Cavuto and Don Imus. She’s al­ready ap­peared on NBC’s “To­day Show” and ABC’s “The View.”

It was a stroll through a lo­cal shop­ping mall that started it all. The au­thor wit­nessed “signs of im­pend­ing disas­ter” — like a man hav­ing his eye­brows “threaded” at a kiosk and a weighty 50-some­thing woman in tube top and skinny jeans.

“Is this it? Is this what our fore­fa­thers fought for? What my par­ents strug­gled for? A men­ac­ing force sur­rounds us. We see it, we feel it, we know it. The coun­try we love is in grave peril. While politi­cians and ‘ex­perts’ prat­tle on about the debt cri­sis at home, and terrorism abroad, a more in­sid­i­ous home­grown threat is emerg­ing,” she con­tin­ues.

“The un­com­fort­able truth is: We have be­come our own worst en­emy. The cul­ture we have cre­ated is now turn­ing on us. We’re

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