Feb
26
2013

Oscar Rights Some Historical Wrongs, Creates Some New Ones

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Many have exposed the fictions of Argo; Salon's Andrew O'Hehir described the film as "a propaganda fable." But when the Academy chose Argo and almost ignored Zero Dark Thirty, I cheered.

Feb
25
2013

George Will's Stop & Frisk Factcheck

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The ABC Sunday show This Week had not one but two roundtables this weekend. Right-winger George Will appeared on both of them, because… well, he knows a lot of stuff.