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Well, okay, Ted Conover, but what about you? You also come from a "place of privilege," and I gather there is some of "disclosing" about your own conflicted self in this minor review. You've written about these kinds of benighted places (Aspen being high on the list)--are you trying to say you've set up funds for all the characters you've used? Do you too not "sip sherry" while America's social problems continue unabated, have even immorally intensified as the graduates of Amherst and Williams and Harvard have led their kids' soccer teams to such profound victories? I guess I'm not sure which bitter ironies you want the world to travel with to their jobs today.

Martin White

Salem, NY

Jan 18 2008 - 6:42am