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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Burt and Elmer

David Axelrod shocked a TV interviewer today when he name-dropped "Gantry" in referring to Romney and his preaching untruths manner.  Who?  Yes, Axelrod confirmed, Elmer Gantry, the name of the bamboozling evangelist in the once-banned Sinclair Lewis book of that title and later a popular film, starring Burt Lancaster.   One difference:  Elmer drank a lot and Mitt does not.  (Elmer didn't get away with his lies, will Mitt?) Here's Burt in one of his greatest roles, as he takes on...Darwin and evolution.



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