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Aug 01, 2013
It seemed it would mirror the Egypt headlines for awhile. The Kony theory is interesting, but usually in television or film a character cutting her hair follows some type of sexual assault -- a way to take back control of her life. There's room for it to be both a death and a rape, actually.
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Aug 03, 2013
"...usually in television or film a character cutting her hair follows some type of sexual assault -- a way to take back control of her life." Holy smokes, is that really a thing?!!! A TV trope or generally recognized television cliche? If so, give me some data on this, because it is morbidly fascinating.
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Aug 01, 2013
The bit about possibly mirroring a West Wing story arc from *after* Sorkin had left the show is fascinating.

Do you buy the theory?
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Aug 03, 2013
I'm not familiar enough to discount it but the Uproxx author, Dustin Rowles, comes across as having a less than objective position on Aaron Sorkin, so I'm not willing to give it complete credibility. The language choices in the piece are inflammatory, which weakened it, IMO.
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Aug 03, 2013
Yeah, in all the Sorkin-bashing of late, I really hope people don't lose sight of just how amazing The West Wing was.
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