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Senate majority leader practices politics of personal destruction
Topic - More
St. Thomas More, rather improbably, was one of the culture heroes of the 1960s when Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons" won, equally improbably, the Academy Award as best picture in 1966. In those days, lots of people on the right as well as the left rather fancied themselves as being, like More, conscientious martyrs to overweening government power - even if More's loyalty to papal authority would otherwise have been suspect, at least from the progressive point of view.