Tom Bombadil Could Not Be Reached for Comment

Tom Bombadil Could Not Be Reached for Comment

Tom Bombadil Could Not Be Reached for Comment

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 28 2011 3:09 PM

Tom Bombadil Could Not Be Reached for Comment

With this tweet, I think the debate over the Wall Street Journal's "hobbits" editorial has reached a natural conclusion.

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Gollum, of course, is not a troll -- trolls are enormous monsters in Middle Earth, not wee ones. He's a hobbit twisted and gnarled by greed and obsession with the One Ring.

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.