The little green monster is going to be rearing its little green head more and more, with the legions of white-wing GOPshites all over the air-waves trying to outdo each other in outrageousness and slime.
The self-incrimination, in fact, was deliberately left in the film, as an insult -- and as an example of the dictum that the biggest, most blatant crimes need the biggest, most blatant lies; the outrageousness is a protection for the perpetrators -- just like 9/11 itself.
Her friends insist her outrageousness is a veneer.
Yet these people shouldn't be able to suppress speech by threatening a ruinous lawsuit based on an unpredictable "outrageousness" standard.
But, as the court pointed out in an earlier emotional distress case, Hustler v. Falwell (1988), an "outrageousness" standard can't be an acceptable tool for restricting public debate.