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Thank you for posting that, it made me laugh. If you haven’t, you should check out more of Calvin Trillin’s stuff.

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Damn. That’s right up there with Kate Harding’s “He Raped a Child” piece for Salon.

Cause he raped a 13 year old. That’s not even in question.

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Someone get that poet the best cut of meat, a full horn of mead, and the seat to the right side of the king, ’cause that’s old school satire… the sort which is supposed to hurt.

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It is as though Jonathan Swift arrived in the 21st century, and, so bewildered as to where to begin, turned to the View.

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Very nice satire. Hollywood have really lost their marbles over this one.

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I hope Polanski’s defenders get to read this.

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I’d say something insightful, but it turns out that David got there first.

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sgt pepper said on October 15th, 2009 at 7:31 pm

“Why make him into some Darth Vader
For sodomizing one eighth grader?”

Ha!

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Mary Warner said on October 16th, 2009 at 2:06 am

I didn’t know Calvin Trillin wrote poetry.
I’ve seen him on talk shows– He really is a master of deadpan satire.

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