So to hell with truth, then. I’ve heard that argument over and over again. If I made a docudrama about, say Barack Obama, and decided to portray him as foreign-born and Muslim, would you say the same thing? Where is the line? Where should we expect credibility and intellectual honesty? As Sorkin himself said in his interview at the screening, making a film is not an excuse to lie.

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