09 April, 2009

Roger Ebert: thoughts on Billo

Roger Ebert is not only a great film critic, he also provides excellent social commentary. In this week's comment, he takes on Bill O'Reilly with this simply superb "open letter". Opening paragraph:
Dear Bill: Thanks for including the Chicago Sun-Times on your exclusive list of newspapers on your "Hall of Shame." To be in an O'Reilly Hall of Fame would be a cruel blow to any newspaper. It would place us in the favor of a man who turns red and starts screaming when anyone disagrees with him. My grade-school teacher, wise Sister Nathan, would have called in your parents and recommended counseling with Father Hogben.

Read the whole thing at the link...

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