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Old 09-03-2011, 09:42 PM
Don Zeko Don Zeko is offline
 
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Default Re: martyrs, martyrs, ... MARTYRS!!

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Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
I loved Carnivale and Deadwood, the later being a very realistic portrayal of our Western settlement.

I don't get your critique of the Wire though. The problems of the ghetto are shown to be the denizens themselves who terrorize their own neighbors and friends, and the race baiting vermin who profit on the suffering of these people.
I don't agree with this take on the show, but I there's definitely stuff in there to support this reading, which is of course why Harkin's problem with the show is so strange. Sheeeiiit, could Karl Rove have written a more unsympathetic picture of an urban Democratic politician than Clay Davis?
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