Sunday, January 13, 2013

Will "Zero Dark Thirty" help Americans face reality?

Jessica Chastain is terrific as an obsessed CIA agent who won't stop until Osama bin Laden is killed.

Zero Dark Thirty is getting rave reviews. George Will writes about it in his column today. He thinks it is a good thing that Americans face reality about the struggle in which our military is engaged with Islamic terrorists.

When the CIA woman who drives the pursuit of bin Laden is about to enter, for the first time, the room where “enhanced interrogation” is administered, the CIA man who administers it tells her, “There’s no shame if you want to watch from the monitor.” She, however, knows, and viewers of “Zero Dark Thirty” will understand, it is best to look facts, including choices, in the face.

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