a blog with cultural bulimia.

Friday, February 27, 2004

Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.

"Mel Gibson and George W. Bush are courting bigotry in the name of sanctity.

The moviemaker wants to promote 'The Passion of the Christ' and the president wants to prevent the passion of the gays.

Opening on two screens: W.'s stigmatizing as political strategy and Mel's stigmata as marketing strategy.

Mr. Gibson, who told Diane Sawyer that he was inspired to make the movie after suffering through addictions, found the ultimate 12-step program: the Stations of the Cross."
Maureen Dowd: Stations of the Crass