It has caused consternation among the left-wing commentariat on both sides of the Atlantic who, until now, have regarded the author of American Buffalo and Glengarry Glen Ross as one of their own. Indeed, the reaction has been so hysterical it makes the Muslim response to the Danish cartoonists begin to look reasonable. A similar note was struck by David Lister in The Independent, who expressed concern that "so complex and profound and gifted a playwright should now seek to reduce his own work and his own politics to simple concepts". Clearly, in his eyes, those on the left possess a subtle, complicated world view, whereas those on the right are intolerant and close-minded. Could there be any clearer expression of "brain-dead" liberalism?
The American Tragedy of David Mamet
David Mamet has swung to the right: how depressing | Stage | The Guardian
David Mamet officially came out as a conservative in , in an essay for the Village Voice. Why would I? This is the point. Without any doubt, Mamet is a seminal American artist. These plays are unimpeachable.
David Mamet is Anti Marriage Equality?
David Mamet: Macho man with an incredible awareness of human fallibility. I am depressed to read that David Mamet has swung to the right. In an essay for the Village Voice , Mamet claims he is no longer a "brain-dead liberal" and increasingly espouses a free-market philosophy and social conservatism. As a citizen, Mamet is free to do as he likes.
He's According to Buzzfeed. I know you. He's kind of a dick anyway.