on Local #4, part 2
It's nice when a reviewer nails it. Local has enough built-in ambiguity that lends itself to a lot of interpretations, but also to someone just not getting it. Don MacPherson gets it:
"Wood crafts a character with such a delusion that he's owed the American Dream simply because he believes he fits the description of the stereotypical upper-middle-class man."
much more in link.