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By Jeremy Schiffres, Daily and Sunday Freeman, Kingston, N.Y.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Selective outrage

I find it amusing that people are up in arms over Stone Ridge resident Melissa Leo uttering the F word while accepting her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress on Sunday, but many of these same people are fawning over Best Picture winner "The King's Speech" and particularly its Best Actor winner, Colin Firth, who blurts out the exact same word more than a dozen times in the course of less than a minute in one of the film's most memorable scenes.




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