“Wind-Torn American Flag in High Key — Week #11 in ’52 of 2014'” by Au Kirk is licensed under CC BY 2.0

One film that contributed greatly to my political worldview as a young man was the documentary masterpiece on the 2003 invasion of Iraq No End In Sight (2007), by Charles Ferguson. His ability to lay out a devastatingly persuasive narrative on important subjects is second to none, and shines through all his films. (If you haven’t seen his 2011 film on the financial crisis Inside Job, stop reading and watch it now… Go ahead, I’ll wait.) Like a lawyer in closing arguments, Ferguson knows to end on a powerful moment, and in No End In Sight, it’s a comment from…

David Mazzucchi

David Mazzucchi is a freelance journalist and co-host of the Pod Me Us political podcast. He is an expert of nothing.

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