THE HIGH-MINDED BOURGEOIS, LOOKING AWAY.

Catching up on my reading, I was surprised to see that The New Republic wasn't running anything to mark the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war.

On the other hand, there is this appreciation of Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke:

"This is another way of saying that Haneke's great interest is in dramatizing repression: the plot of people, especially the high-minded bourgeois, looking away."

They do that sometimes, don't they?

--Phoebe Connelly

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