It's time to stop making stuff up about the CFPB. It's not spying on Americans. It's out there protecting American consumers -- from families to seniors, from students to veterans -- from unfair financial practices.
Having lunch with director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson is like sitting across the table from Steven Spielberg who has magically fused with the Dalai Lama, and then taken up residency in a tall Nordic man's body.
Yes, Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei received acting nominations. But The Wrestler -- one of the fiercest, most moving, most resourceful independent entries of the year -- was shut out in the major categories.