PBS Frontline aired Dick Cheney: “The Dark Side” on Tuesday and it can now be viewed in its entirety on their Web site. Frontline cemented itself as THE premiere newsmagazine, imo, with 2004’s Rumsfeld’s War. Only a matter of time before we hear the d-word — that is if we even get to know ahead of time. I just wonder how long until we realize that we’re the butt of all the jokes and lies. It is, as Marty Kaplan writes, like George W. mocking Jon Stewart’s imitation of George W’s heartless chuckle. anyway, the Dark Side – with an all-star cast including Tenet, Libby, and of course, Darth Cheney himself, how can you skip it?
it’s musical interlude time, kids. In honor of Father’s Day, and because its been in my head for hours — here’s a new cut from Neil Hannon & Friends aka The Divine Comedy from the forthcoming Victor For the Comic Muse: “Mother, Dear”