The law seeks truth? America’s post-racial? David Mamet sticks
an accusing finger in your face. (And somewhere else.)
By Michael Bowen
Take an early moment: Two defense lawyers — one black, one white — are deciding whether to take on the case of a mega-rich white man accused of raping a black woman. The black partner (David Casteal) points out to the alleged rapist (Patrick Treadway) that black people will be thrilled that he’s guilty — but not simply because he’s white.
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