Tuesday, December 28, 2004

The New Republic's Jonathan Kiefer positively knifes Sean Penn in his review of The Assassination of Richard Nixon:

"One wonders what might have become of the real Sam Byck had he the means to take out a page in the Post instead of sending tape-recorded rants to one of its reporters, and to luminaries like Jonas Salk, Hank Aaron, and Leonard Bernstein. Conversely, one wonders what sort of trouble Penn--whose own antisocial tendencies have fortified his cult of personality--might have gotten into had talent, fame, and privilege not been bestowed on him."

Whoa. Is this part of Beinart's purge?

Oh come on. We kid because we love.

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