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July 7, 2012 12:13 pm

On another note, Savages is a very bad film.  Mostly because Blake Lively is a wretched, wretched actress.  Benicio del Toro, John Travolta and Salma Hayek almost saved Oliver Stone’s obsessive preoccupation with visual tricks, dangling plot devices, and an obvious crush on a terrible actress.  Almost. 

October 21, 2011 10:30 am
"President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States will fulfill its promise by pulling troops out of Iraq by year-end."

So let’s talk about something real quick.  Remember how much pomp and circumstance there was around “Mission Accomplished” and the surge, and how much credit the Bush administration not only garnered, but demanded?  Now, remember how it all failed miserably?  Right.  Democrats suck at marketing.  Where’s the parade? 

(Source: The New York Times)