Second as Farce

The furor over Wikileaks has become Theatre of the Absurd. Consider:

This is an infowar as written by Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard and staged by Mel Brooks.

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  1. on December 8, 2010 at 1:01 pm | Permalink

    This is an infowar as written by Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard and staged by Mel Brooks.

    That’s a brilliant summary. Thanks.

  2. on December 8, 2010 at 1:08 pm | Permalink

    You bet! Glad you found it useful.

  3. Belinda Smith
    on December 8, 2010 at 1:22 pm | Permalink

    Great summary! I look forward to updates.

  4. on December 8, 2010 at 2:27 pm | Permalink

    Must we use Stoppard? Couldn’t we just go Brooks all the way?

  5. on December 8, 2010 at 2:37 pm | Permalink

    Pinter and Stoppard get us actual Theatre of the Absurd plus political statements, while Brooks gets us ZANINESS.

  6. on December 9, 2010 at 4:40 pm | Permalink

    http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/12/08/designing-democracy-0

    [Yes, WikiLeaks is not a wiki.]