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Election Day Insanity: Someone has shanked Tim Robbins's shaw

Posted by Wesley Morris  November 4, 2008 01:33 PM

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We've seen Tim Robbins lose it in movies. And we've seen him -- amazingly -- not lose it on Bill Maher's show. But according to Gawker, a voter at Robbins's polling station in New York' s West Village, reported the actor had a meltdown while waiting to vote that required police attention. Who knows if this is true or what actually happened. But this turn out might be getting the best of some people. Meanwhile, my grandmother has waited six decades for today yet managed to keep her cool while waiting forever to vote.

As for Robbins, true or not, the first thing that comes to mind is his recent meltdown in Henry Bean's microscopic and overwrought film "Noise." He played a nice New Yorker driven bananas by car alarms and sirens. Ok, really, I thought about the poster and its tag line:"The difference is I do something about it."

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1 comments so far...
  1. it was a good reason -- he was told his name wasn't on the voting rolls at the same polling place he's gone to for years...so he had to go get a note from a judge to be able to vote...perhaps you should dig deeper into issues before posting on this blog.

    Posted by andy November 4, 08 03:34 PM
 

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