I object to the idea that the personal and the political have nothing to do with each other. I suspect it is precisely this divided consciousness that makes for a political culture as brutal, unkind and ineffective as the one we endure today.
While the team's struggle to reach the playoffs provides The Iran Job's structure, the film's unexpected heart is Kevin's friendship with three Iranian women -- his physical therapy nurse, Hilda, and her friends Laleh and Elaheh.
When bad news hits, I always look to what I can do, what action I can take. So I've compiled a list of five things we can do as a considered response to Innocence of Muslims and the violence that has ensued.