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Bobby: “Nothing’s black and white.”br> No moral relativism here. Mamet may have attended Goddard College in the 1960s — a “hippie, radical, drug-infested school for f—k-ups like myself,” he once told the Guardian , preparing students for “no society more exclusive than the criminally bohemian” — ushering in a lifelong love affair with flinty rural Vermont, where the writer still maintains a home, but he never romanticized the era. Asked by New Theater Quarterly in 1988 whether he felt the performance art of the 1960s served an artistic end, Mamet sniped, “It had a purpose in the way a guy goes into McDonald’s, pulls a gun, and kills a bunch of people. Obviously, there is some meaning. But it’s not very constructive.” In his book
The Devil: “Nothing’s black and white? What about a panda? What about a panda, you dumb f—k!”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?