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Law And Grace In Best Picture Nominee "Les Miserables"

Carl469 Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 1:24 PM
You're a wee factually challenged, Patriot. First, the lead actor's name is Hugh Jackman, not "Jackson." Second, this film -- and I saw it -- was hardly proto-Communist agitprop. I'm an opponent of mass immigration (the legal as well as illegal kind), but facts are stubborn things.

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...