By the way, is there any escaping Harvey Fierstein on Thanksgiving Day? Macy’s sent him out as Mrs. Claus(!) in 2003, and this year, every ground shot of the floats going past includes a record store advertising his role as Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof.
What an understated way–with perfect deniability–for CBS to give straightlaced middle America the middle finger after all of the scorn that was heaped on them over the past couple of years. I wonder which bright spark at CBS chose that angle? It’s brilliant!
Update: OSM cashed my enormous bribery check, and invited me to join the live blogging. Click on over!