Matt Frost, two days ago:
I havenâ€™t seen Ratatouille yet, but in service to The Scene, Iâ€™ll probably take my children and report back, per Reihanâ€™s request. The gushing reviews, plus the fact that Dana Stevens couldnâ€™t detect a crypto-Republican message, make me inclined to share David Brooksâ€™ skepticism ...
Dana Stevens, today:
That planet was once home to two alien races: the upstanding Autobots and the sneaky Decepticons. (Does anyone but me hear the echo of "Democrats" and "Republicans" in these names?)
I sincerely hope not.
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Ross Douthat is a former contributing editor at The Atlantic.