A more substantial loss yesterday was the death of British actor Paul Scofield at 86. The Globe’s obit calls Scofield a “towering presence on screen, nearly invisible off”. The planet, and show business, would be better off with more of such.
Here is a short clip of Scofield in the 1966 file “A Man for All Seasons”, speaking lines that many in government (both parties included) seem unable to grasp. This is especially true of Massachusetts.