I have to thank Rafe for pointing to Kurt Vonnegut’s rant in this week’s issue of In These Times. It’s a great read, mostly because it’s a rare example of a public person expressing heartfelt, passionately-held beliefs without really giving a crap about what other people think. (It’s the same reason why Bulworth, and Courtney Love’s now-famous letter, worked.) Of course, it’s also cool because it’s entertaining, a fact which stands in stark contrast to Vonnegut’s most recent books. I only hope that we all can be this entertaining when we’re 80.