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A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth – The Daily Beast

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My take on Aaron Sorkin’s consistently condescending White Male Savior narrative and the context they provide for the gaffes found in the leaked Sony emails.

It hasn’t been a great year for Aaron Sorkin.

I mean, it hasn’t been a great year for any of us, really, unless you’re one of the few American citizens who got a $400,000 windfall for doing no useful work, either by winning it on a game show or getting it in donations for killing a black kid.

But aside from the obvious reasons a Democratic Party stalwart like Sorkin might be upset—the 2016 midterms, President Obama’s approval ratings a resounding “meh” compared to the revolutionary fervor of six years ago, and the recent CIA report shouting out loud to the world that yes, indeed, “we tortured some folks”—Sorkin has some personal reasons to be upset. All you have to do to see how upset he is is to read his e-mail, which, thanks to his new nemeses the Guardians of Peace (not to be confused with his old nemeses, who have the same acronym), any of us can do.

(Read the entire article at The Daily Beast)