Sunday, 26 February 2017

True Grit



As Oscar night approaches, I think it's worth pointing out that while John Wayne was a legendary figure in American cinema, the Duke also enjoyed a very well-deserved reputation for being on the right of American politics.

But in accepting his one and only Oscar for the movie 'True Grit', Wayne displayed the kind of grace and humility that you could never imagine from a self-obsessed narcissist like Donald J Trump.