And, yes indeed, embedded in the middle of Crittenden’s critique is the inevitable wingnut disclaimer.
Now, Hollywood swan dives into the moralism tank with “In the Valley of Elah,” a movie that reportedly condemns the Iraq war by cherrypicking and embellishing a tragic tale without addressing any of the war’s fundamental issues, to convey the age-old message, “war is bad,” with its modern addendum, “and never worth it.” Disclosure: I haven’t seen this movie, and don’t intend to spend my money on it. The rave reviews told me all I needed to know. [emph added]Stupid, stupid, stupid. And very disrespectful of one’s readers, too.