TNR and Implausible War Stories - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
TNR and Implausible War Stories

Over at The New Republic, Christopher Orr is on a roll with two highly entertaining takedowns of terrible-sounding anti-war movies within a week — Lions for Lambs last Saturday, Redacted yesterday. Both reviews make great reading, but I can’t resist noting this line, from the latter review:

Thanks to Redacted‘s clumsy, transparent politicking, the crime it portrays never feels remotely real, despite being closely based on an actual atrocity committed by American troops in Mahmudiyah in 2006.

Hmm, so even though misconduct by American troops does happen, this portrayal of misconduct doesn’t ring true. Sound familiar?

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link:

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!