February 24, 2013
I understand that the First Lady announced the "Best Picture" winner this evening.
It could have been worse. At least Obama didn't get awarded an honorary Oscar for "Best Performance by a President who isn't named Bush." (That's what his Nobel Prize was for, after all.)
UPDATE: "Argo" beats "Lincoln". Why? Some have pointed out that in Argo, film makers are the heroes.
A different point is that in "Lincoln" Republicans are the good guys. It was Republicans who were anti-slavery; the slave states were mostly Democratic. That doesn't fit the narrative; we can't have that.
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
At Chizumatic, we take pride in being incomplete, incorrect, inconsistent, and unfair. We do all of them deliberately.
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