Saturday, January 2, 2016

Mandy Patinkin's Impassioned Defence of Refugees

Even though he co-stars in a show, Homeland, that presents a quite bifurcated view of the world, (and even though it does, I love its suspense and its flawed characters), a recent television appearance by Mandy Patinkin saw him offering an impassioned plea for constructive rather than destructive actions in the Middle East. It is a lesson directed at the United States, but it is one I think we can all appreciate. I would suggest starting the video at about the three-minute mark:


  1. .. yes, there are folks who can illuminate reality for us.. bravo bravo bravo ..

    1. Given the very fraught nature of American politics these days, Salamander, I suspect it takes some courage to speak as Patinkin does.