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09-29-2013, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Estimated_Prophet View Post
Nothing more irritating then people who criticize an artist for not including subject matter that they find to be more interesting or politically angled toward their personal bias. As Eastwood said to Spike Lee "If you don't like it go make your own damn movie" in reference to Lee's pathetic and transparent criticism of Flags of Our Fathers.
I don't even see it as a fanboy issue (though you're right about that), more of an ignorance issue. Ward before Gatti is an interesting story, as was FDR before 1941.

As an English teacher told me in College, decades ago, it's important to judge writers on what they do write, and not on what they could write, as the latter list is one of infinite failures.

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