January 28, 2012
Posted by Jay Livingston
A post (here) a couple of days ago showed the fictional Larry Garfied, played by Danny DeVito, justifying Mitt Romney’s capitalism, and doing a better job of it than does Romney himself.
Here’s another politician, Anthony Albanese, an Australian cabinet minister, delivering a politically charged speech. Like Romney, he’s not all that bad. But Michael Douglas, seventeen years ealier, shows him how Aaron Sorkin’s lines should be delivered.
(For more information, see this Language Log post, which is where I found the story.)