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"Expelled" Movie Sparks Tantrum by New York Times

The frustration level at The New York Times over Ben Stein's new documentary Expelled can be gauged by the tone of its movie "review," which might be described more accurately as a tantrum. It opens:

One of the sleaziest documentaries to arrive in a very long time, "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed" is a conspiracy-theory rant masquerading as investigative inquiry.

One of the sleaziest documentaries in a very long time? This comes from the same paper that hailed Michael Moore as "a credit to the Republic" and praised his dishonest Fahrenheit 911 as "achieving an eloquence that its most determined critics will have a hard time dismissing." And it comes from the same movie reviewer who just last month lavished praise on an "endearing" gay sex comedy for "its breezy shots of male genitalia and characters nicknamed Long John and Tripod."

As I've said before, it's getting really hard to parody the Darwinists. They parody themselves.

But perhaps I should feel sorry for those at the Times, as they obviously had a bad week. The same day the Times blasted Expelled, after all, it reported that its "main source of revenue--newspaper advertising in print and online--fell 10.6 percent, the sharpest drop in memory." Why am I not surprised?

[Note: For an extensive response to critics of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, please see: NCSE Exposed at NCSEExposed.org]

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