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In Denial Over 'Zero Dark Thirty'

vietnamvet Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:43 AM
I fell into a hole. There were materials in the bottom that seemed useful for getting out. I used some of them to build a makeshift ladder, and was able to climb out. But, because there were other materials which may have worked, the ladder was unnecessary. That is how it works out if I use your logic to determine the value of the ladder ... and waterboarding.
dahni Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 12:29 PM
My thought exactly, but not as clearly as you state it, Vienmanvet.
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 12:19 PM
You've got to admit that it's awfully precious that there was a huge controversy about "Zero Dark Thirty" because Kathryn Bigelow's film suggested that enhanced interrogation techniques helped intelligence officials find Osama bin Laden but no controversy about the final mission in the movie -- to kill, but not capture, the al-Qaida leader.

Some of the film's defenders believe that the controversy robbed "Zero Dark Thirty," Bigelow, actress Jessica Chastain and screenwriter Mark Boal of well-deserved Oscars. Maybe so but maybe not; a number of fine films were up for best picture this year.

But it cannot have helped that Ed Asner and...