Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm - Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm The Giants defeated New England Patriots 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 in Glendale, Arizona. New York City, USA - The Official New York Giants Super Bowl victory party at Tenjune Tuesday 5th February 2008
The filmmakers have a doozy of a subject on their hands, but there's only so much one can make of such a man when he refuses to be interviewed. Starting off in Sugar Land, Texas, the heart of DeLay's congressional district, the film follows a couple of local Republican women (one even an activist in the party) who talk about DeLay like he was some promising but wayward teenager who brought shame on them all, lumping him in with that "gang of thugs" he brought to Washington with him. Since this is a Texas political documentary -- and one that keeps things pretty local, which will hurt its chances for viewership outside the Lone Star State -- the ever-earthy authors Molly Ivins and Jim Hightower also show up to lob a few spears at DeLay, who provides his critics with a big fat target.
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