Was this theater of the absurd, something worthy of Genet and Beckett? Was I interpreting Ritter’s words too literally and missing the artistry of what he was purposely not saying? Was this satire?
“I have no problem with the U.S. government running a propaganda campaign,” Ritter waxed eloquently at the end of the night. “It’s their right — just be honest with us [and] don’t disguise [the propaganda] behind a curtain of credibility.”
No, I realized then, this was not Waiting for Godot — it was just me waiting to go.