No Way. Me Too!

What do leftist linguist NOAM CHOMSKY and Left Coast lovely DREW BARRYMORE have in common? (Hint: it's not tattoos.) Both cultural notables took home a prize from the United Nations last week. After receiving an award from the U.N.'s Society of Writers and Artists, Chomsky spoke on U.S. imperialism and Iraq. When Barrymore was named the first "Friend of the U.N." by Artists for the U.N. (yes, two artists' groups--this is the U.N.), she said, "To be philanthropic is weirdly not as easy as you want it to be." Unlike, say, fighting bad guys while in high heels.


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