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"The chief reason to see Game Change is that it's fun," argues James Wolcott. "It has nothing new or profound to say about the runaway train of a presidential campaign, it doesn't paint any rainy moments of a candidate's somber reflection on the toll of his soul as the an aide prattles on the latest polls, it doesn't peel any of the crab shell off of John McCain for a look under the psychological hood, or show us a side of Sarah Palin that will send us to the rewrite pages of history. It doesn't drip oil from the ceiling like Ides of March, implicating everyone including the audience in collusion and corruption. It's a slow-burn comedy of exasperation."

Game Change, airing tonight on HBO, "is told through the eyes of the advisers who developed the losing strategy of Senator John McCain of Arizona and Gov Sarah Palin of Alaska, »

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