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Hollywood, Michael Moore and the Democrats
The American Thinker ^ | Jan. 7, 2005 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 01/07/2005 9:50:35 PM PST by Kitten Festival

Chris Whittle, who edits Sunday Morning Shootout ... has a fascinating, wide ranging post on his site Eject! Eject! Eject!, which hits many of my political-entertainment industry buttons. The amn knows whereof he speaks, and has a lot of worthwhile thoughts.

>>There are only eight conservative actors in the history of Hollywood, and five of them have been elected to high office. (The sixth was elected president of the National Rifle Association, the seventh was elected Mayor of Carmel, California on a pro-business platform, and John Wayne had the class to never run for – or from – anything.) If, as my precisely scientific calculations show, liberal actors outnumber conservative ones by a ratio of 37,454.7 to 1, then where, indeed, are the elected liberal actors? Michael’s plea does make a species of sense for a change. Why are there no liberal actors elected to high public office?

I have a theory as to why the liberals have no “Arnold.“ Our Arnold – you know, the Arnold – is pro-business, pro-self-reliance and unabashedly, gloriously patriotic. This is a man who fessed up on national television to being smitten with Richard Nixon because he sounded anti-Communist. Arnold has seen real communists, as opposed to say, leading liberal Presidential wish fetish Warren Beatty, who has played one on the Silver Screen. Somehow, we poor, dim Americans – remember, Michael Moore loves to tell overseas audiences that the stupidest Canadian / Briton / German / Frenchman / Burkino Fasoan is smarter than the brightest American – we poor, simple-minded, drooling morons somehow think that Arnold’s vision of an America opposed to real Communists is somehow a more compelling story than that of millionaire pampered playboy Warren Beatty’s misty-eyed view of them as a nation of daring, romantically doomed poet-philosophers in Reds.<<

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A must-read. Democrats will never produce a Schwarzenegger and there is a reason for this. Read the whole thing.
1 posted on 01/07/2005 9:50:35 PM PST by Kitten Festival
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To: Kitten Festival

The link from the link doesn't work. What did Tom Selleck get elected to?

2 posted on 01/07/2005 9:54:23 PM PST by REDWOOD99
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There are only eight conservative actors in the history of Hollywood,

That's not true. In the Fifties there was a "hollywood Delegation" that went to Washington to testify against Commies and the "rising tide of left-wing thinking" permeating thier industry. It was spearheaded and led by Humphry Bogart and His wife, Lauren Bacall.

3 posted on 01/08/2005 2:08:17 AM PST by utahguy (Dirty old men need love too)
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