Skip to comments.The Return Of The Hollywood Hawks
Posted on 08/30/2006 11:57:17 AM PDT by SeenTheLight
Readers perusing the Los Angeles Times, Variety or the Hollywood Reporter earlier this month would have stumbled upon a curious sight: a full-page advertisement signed by 84 actors, producers, directors, writers and other Hollywood types condemning terrorism.
Originated by actress Nicole Kidman, the signatories included William Hurt, Danny DeVito, Michael Mann, Bernie Mac, Sam Raimi, Michael Douglas, Vivica Fox, Sylvester Stallone and Ridley Scott.
The advertisement focused on the recent conflict in the Middle East and deplored civilian casualties in both "Israel and Lebanon." But it laid the blame squarely on Hamas and Hezbollah for initiating the violence, as well as correctly labeling them "terrorist organizations." The ad also spoke of the need to "support democratic societies" and to "stop terrorism at all costs."
Recognizing that Israel's existential battle with its neighbors has great implications for the entire democratic world, these members of the Hollywood elite clearly chose to align themselves with the wider war on terrorism. So are they the new Hollywood hawks?
(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...
Yeah, Michael Douglas is a hawk all right.
I think the correct species for them would be "vultures".
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