Friday, November 09, 2007

Slugs for Snails

That bad, eh?

And when Todd asks his teacher why he should spend his life trying to make the world better when it probably won't make a difference, Malley's response is a wan, "At least you can say you did something." Now there's a rallying cry! Have we really sunk so far into post-Reagan anomie and liberal self-loathing that even a college professor played by Robert Redford isn't allowed a moment of good old-fashioned hope?