The Wire tautology supercut: The HBO show’s dialogue is the HBO show’s dialogue in this great compilation.

The Dialogue Is the Dialogue in This Supercut of The Wire Tautologies

The Dialogue Is the Dialogue in This Supercut of The Wire Tautologies

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May 27 2015 4:24 PM

The Dialogue Is the Dialogue in This Supercut of The Wire Tautologies

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Is The Wire’s tendency to use tautologies part of its fatalistic view that—unless you change the system—nothing really changes? (The game is the game, and the game is rigged?) Is it true to how Baltimoreans really talk? Or is it just a writing tic? I think we can all agree: It is what it is.

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