Brilliant insights from David Mamet

One of our best, if not the best playwrights writes about his departure from liberalism. In the Village Voice no less.

I don’t agree with absolutely everything here, but 99% of it rings true. A couple of money quotes:

What about the role of government? Well, in the abstract, coming from my time and background, I thought it was a rather good thing, but tallying up the ledger in those things which affect me and in those things I observe, I am hard-pressed to see an instance where the intervention of the government led to much beyond sorrow. Continue reading Brilliant insights from David Mamet