An Oscar for Benito Mussolini?
Derby season's just begun and already somebody is griping about awards — Jonathan Chait, senior editor of The New Republic, who quotes a line from Oscar best picture champ of 1977 in his recent article: "Nearly every field of human endeavor has a regular prize. And nearly every prize seems to regularly go to a clearly undeserving winner. Woody Allen's character complained in 'Annie Hall,' 'They're always giving out awards. Best Fascist Dictator: Adolf Hitler.' If an award like that really did exist, though, they’d probably end up giving it to Mussolini." READ MORE
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