As the cast of Les Miserables performed at the Oscars in a prelude to Anne Hathaway’s inevitable Oscar victory, liberal former New York Times columnist Frank Rich was tweeting up a Hathaway-bashing storm.

His reaction to the ensemble performance:

And his message upon learning of Hathaway’s Best Supporting Actress win:

No word on what Rich thought about nipple-gate. But we can guess.

Editor’s note: The headline and text of this post were edited to reflect that Rich is no longer with the New York Times.