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The Surprising Gift of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Fil-TX Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 10:38 AM
...Or it could be that congress wanted manage the hostilies rather than let the generals and the defense dept actually try to defeat our enemies.

When it comes to Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” there are two kinds of people-- those who have seen it and those who should.

Emerging from any theater afterward, there will be two kinds of people-- those who grasp that enhanced interrogations save lives, and those who do not.

As a longtime member of the first group, I was gratified to the point of surprise that a product out of Hollywood depicted our harshest interrogations without an accompanying ham-fisted condemnation.

But the even greater praise for “Zero Dark Thirty” is that nor does it grab you by the lapels and...