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May 11, 2009

A Case Against Critics?

John Podhoretz suggests at the Weekly Standard that the "deprofessionalization" of movie critics is a good thing and that newspapers haven't produced more than a dozen or so worthwhile critics in the history of newspapers. His point seems to be that professional critics are worse than amateurs because as "experts" they are inherently out-of-touch with the regular folk who like movies. yes, yes, it's tiresome. More about his argument here at my blog.
May 11, 2009 6:02 PM | | Comments (1)


Shouldn't his sorry argument extend to professional rightwing pundits and columnists as well? Because if you wanna talk about a worthless bunch of out-of-touch so-called "experts" ...

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