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When Celebrities Have Opinions

By Alexander Russo — June 19, 2007 1 min read

Ahh, the pleasures of random celebrity opinions. (They’re almost as bad as random man-in-the-street opinions. Just not as widely distributed.) Here’s John Travolta on school shootings: Travolta Blames School Shootings On Psychiatric Drugs. Right, John. Right. But Travolta’s not alone. A few months ago it was Will Smith on the perils of sending your kids to school: “The date of the Boston Tea Party does not matter. I know how to learn anything I want to learn. I absolutely know that I could learn how to fly the space shuttle because someone else knows how to fly it, and they put it in a book. Give me the book, and I do not need somebody to stand up in front of the class.”

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