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The Guilty Pleasures of Mansion Porn

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Posted By: StormCnter, 7/10/2019 5:08:36 AM

Mansion, The Wall Street Journal’s real-estate supplement, arrives each Friday slipped into the middle of my newsprint edition, the way pornography (so I’m told!) used to come in unmarked envelopes back before the internet placed it at everyone’s fingertips. I’m satisfied with my weekly print version, but you may prefer reading Mansion on the web, where the photographs are more numerous, detailed, lurid, and explicit. Lots of newspapers in the United States—Ha! Look at me, I wrote “lots of newspapers”—I mean, the few newspapers that still exist in the United States, cover the real-estate market in matter-of-fact terms, often in a weekend flyer. You get mid-range listings,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative 7/10/2019 11:31:14 AM (No. 119634)
Middle-class envy... The rich are different. They can afford to be. If not mansions it's anything else from polo ponies they never ride to classic one-off cars they never drive. Meanwhile, those digging mansion porn do so under that velvet painting of Elvis they bought in Cabo, or at the local flea market. Oh, the excess and unfairness...it's not me!
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