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Collateral Damage

In going after Polanski’s defenders today, I also hit Talladega Nights. An e-mail:

Hi, Rich


But have you seen Talladega Nights? A very silly film, but with moments of brilliance. You just must watch this scene, where Ricky Bobby gives thanks to Baby Jesus at the dinner table …

Yes, I’ve seen it and loved it. Probably should have picked another example, but really — as I say — no offense to Adam McKay.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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