The Newsroom Review: Breaking the Non-News

I apologize if this review of The Newsroom is a few minutes late.

But I just had to go back and rewatch Maggie's speech about God allegedly talking to Michele Bachmann about a dozen times. Because (I'm sorry, I try to avoid political or religious talk here, I really do, and I know this will likely get me in trouble, but...) it was word perfect in every way.

It's depressing that someone who made such a statement actually got as far as Bachmann did in the election, and even more depressing that no journalist hit her with the rational, logical, Catholic-defending line of question that Maggie posed here. It was just terrific, even if it was Aaron Sorkin at his soap box-iesh. Read More...


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