Sascha Baron Cohen's new film is less crude than "Borat", but even funnier. And it ends with a devastating speech on democracy which holds a mirror up to what we allowed to happen to it during the Bush/Cheney years. Here's Ebert's take.
Morford: Collapse of the shiny pretty things.
I love TEDTalks, but they were cowards for folding under right-wing pressure into pulling this video (not that they could keep it off YouTube). The guy talking is a billionaire.