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27 Feb, 2013

Asia Times Online: And the Oscar goes to… the CIA

Even in his wild, stoned to death, easy rider cuckoo times, Jack Nicholson would never have imagined he would one day tag team with the First Lady of the United States to present an Oscar for Best Picture.

This is more Hunter S Thompson than Academy territory – and hardly presidential. But it did – beautifully – make the point about the marriage between Washington and Hollywood. If George Clooney marries Sudan (but not Palestine), why not Jack schmoozing with Michelle? What next? Obama sharing intel with Jessica Chastain?

Read the rest: Asia Times Online : And the Oscar goes to… the CIA.