Born-again conservative

David Mamet is one of the few contemporary playwrights and screenwriters whose work, in my experience, is always worth taking in. He has announced, in an essay in the Village Voice, no less, that he has experienced a change of heart and is now a conservative. The piece is entitled Why I Am No Longer a ‘Brain-Dead Liberal’.

Caution: some bad language, always a Mamet weakness.

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  • Bruce

    An outstanding perspective on balance and the American Way of Life! Were we to take his words to heart, it would make moderates of us all.

    And yet…

  • Bruce

    An outstanding perspective on balance and the American Way of Life! Were we to take his words to heart, it would make moderates of us all.

    And yet…