Fahrenheit 9/11 For The Well-Read Intellectual

“Whatever the critics make of it, David Hare’s Stuff Happens is undeniably one of the cultural events of the year – a remarkable dramatisation of the events that led to the war in Iraq.” The critics, as it happens, have been finding the play overly simplistic and too willing to slosh around in “gray areas.” But to the politicians, weapons inspectors, and other political insiders who lived through the runup to war that Hare has dramatized, Stuff Happens is a powerful reenactment of a divisive year in global relations, “the thinking person’s Fahrenheit 9/11: much more sophisticated, but just as angry.”