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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Therese Anne Fowler
The Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald story is well-known. As writer Budd Schulberg observed, its romantic legend is so uniquely American in all its strengths and weaknesses that it is little wonder that the life and work became mythologized.
That he was, in H.L. Mencken's words, "so handsome that he might even have been called beautiful" is ruthlessly exploited by Ms. Fowler, who culminates her tale in a tawdry scenario where, detectivelike, she explains the sudden animosity between Zelda and Scott's best pal, homophobic Ernest Hemingway.