HaroldPinter http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5642/all en "The Madman in Charge Doesn't Know What He's Doing" http://mrc.org/articles/madman-charge-doesnt-know-what-hes-doing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Theatre critic Ben Brantley reviews a play by left-wing playwright Harold Pinter and dutifully places Pinter&#039;s anti-Bush backstory at center stage. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Times theatre critic Ben Brantley is in London on a month-long play-watching marathon, including left-wing anti-American playwright Harold Pinter's "The Hothouse."</p><br /> <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/theater/24bran.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">Brantley began</a>: "The madman in charge doesn't know what he's doing. Nobody trusts anybody else. All conversation is obfuscation. And if you open your ears, you hear a rising murmur of discontent among the people the institution is supposed to be serving."</p><br /> <p>Wait for it....</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/madman-charge-doesnt-know-what-hes-doing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch "GeorgeW.Bush "TheHothouse BenBrantley HaroldPinter IraqWar NewYorkTimes NYTimes Theatre TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 24 Jul 2007 18:43:00 +0000 admin 5693 at http://mrc.org