Comment of the Day: Sean Penn, the Self-Assured Airline Pilot

His assumed expertise on Venezuela reminds our commenter of a commercial

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Today's edition of Spatwatch outlined a feud between actor Sean Penn and outraged Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen over the merits of Venezuelan president-for-life Hugo Chavez. As we noted earlier, it's the idea that Penn seems to fancy himself "an expert" on Venezuela that's rubbed the pro-baseball manager, a native Venezuelan, the wrong way. Enter commenter pjones74 into the discussion to make this analogy:

Sean Penn reminds me of the commercial showing an actor at the controls of an airplane reaching up to move one of the navigational buttons.  When the pilot reaches over to stop him he says,"don't worry, I played the part of a pilot in my last film."

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