Monday, March 5, 2012

Year of the Government Subsidized Woman

Obama, Savior of Women, has declared it Year of the Woman. Funny, we thought Pope Benedict had declared it the Year of Faith.

Whit Stillman was prescient in releasing his long awaited, new movie Damsels in Distress in the Year of the Government Subsidized Woman. Critic Terry Teachout has already given it thumbs up (unofficially, of course). He writes:

Here's a line from Damsels that I scribbled down on the fly, I hope accurately: 
I adore optimism, even when it's absurd--perhaps especially then.

So perhaps in this Year of Faith we can still be optimistic that men ....and women.... will get off the government dole. Here's hoping. And here's the trailer....

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