SPONGEBOB – HE’S A UNITER, NOT A DIVIDER

…or so says the NYT on their review of Spongebob’s new movie.

In the wake of the recent election, there’s been some talk of healing, but until today no single figure has emerged with the capacity to repair the deep fissures in the body politic. We are so hung up on blue states and red states that our only hope may lie in the primary color that has been left off the map. We need something – or someone – yellow, and also absorbent and porous enough to soak up the ill will and scrub away the lingering bad feelings.

Now more than ever, the country needs SpongeBob SquarePants, and starting today, in theaters everywhere, he answers the call..

You can read the entire review here. I’m guessing I’ll be seeing this sometime in the upcoming week.

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