No sign yet of either my Sympatico/MSN DVD column or my FIPRESCI report from Vienna, but I didn’t want to leave you entirely linkless this morning … so here’s a news hit.
Remember Ron Paul, the renegade Republican presidential candidate who challenged his Establishment brethren during the primaries with his end-the-war platform and his refusal to pander to the base?
Yeah, well, turns out he’s kind of, y’know, crazy. Like, paranoid, conspiracist, New-World-Order crazy. And this was the guy with the grass-roots following.
There really is no hope for that party any more, is there?