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Law And Grace In Best Picture Nominee "Les Miserables"

Arnold62 Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 7:51 AM
Why don't we just allow all those from around the world who have applied for legal immigration and who are waiting to vote on the fairness of forgiving those who refused to wait or follow the process in place by the rest of us. If they agree to wait a little longer, well then, fine.

I take my political debates into the movie theatre with me. Suspend disbelief? That I can do. Suspend political/cultural/religious debate? Never. It’s probably a good idea to let go once in a while, but just because that’s a good idea doesn’t mean it’s easy to do.

So, here is what I read on National Review Online before going in to see Les Miserables, and what was in my mind the whole time:

“All decent people have a measure of sympathy for those who, driven by desperation, come...