Ed Driscoll

What He Said

I’m stuck in the American Airlines Admiral’s Club feeling a bit like Alex undergoing the Ludovico treatment in A Clockwork Orange, as the two TV sets non-consensually blare out the Academy Awards. I can’t help but agree with the New York Post’s Kyle Smith when he declares Hollywood part of the “Axis of Chutzpah” for having American troops present the best documentary award:

Given that the most recent statistics show that approximately 97.4 percent of all documentaries present America as a scary place and of those 97.4, most are meant to present the troops in Iraq as overmatched at best and as abusive, sadistic criminals at worst, it