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Posted on 07/31/2008 9:34:35 AM PDT by EveningStar
Early in his career, Jon Voight must have been stationed somewhere on the far left of the Hollywood crowd. When he came up to Dartmouth in the spring of 1970 for a showing of "The Revolutionary," he clearly identified with the film's hero. In the question-and-answer session following the showing of the film, Voight explained in all seriousness that we should know "the revolution" was going to begin in Washington on November 15. Voight's radicalism was obviously no impediment to his livelihood. Indeed, it may well have facilitated a career of great prominence and distinction, including an Academy Award for his performance in "Coming Home."
Voight's career withstood his foolish radicalism, but his turn to patriotism and the middle of the road has raised a red flag, so to speak, in Hollywood.
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Thanks, very interesting! Maybe Mr. Bean’s light finally was lit by being on a game show called “To Tell the Truth”. ;) Which, ironically my uncle was on once as an author and also ended up as a Swift Vet, continuing to tell the truth while the liberal haters tried to silence it and him. More power to Mr. Voight, he is gaining more supporters as he goes.
“McCain-Voight” has a pleasing resonance.
The antiwar people never acknowledged any responsibility or any feeling for the murdered or displaced.
Oh, but the reminder was so brutally stark. Those film clips of the evacuation of Saigon and later the movies about the “Killing Fields” are documented results of what Pacifists refuse to acknowledge.
I’m sure that those Democrat members of Congress who were responsible for defunding that war clearly remember the horror of all of us watching helplessly, as the embassy staff climbed helplessly to the roof top waiting to be rescued by our remaining helicopters.
They have to know the result of what they did.
Joe Buck is on our side now? He better not show that “purdy mouth” around Larry Craig.
Idealism is a wonderful thing. If you want to know how they feel about what they did, all you have to do is look to the likes of John F'n Kerry and Jane Fonda. These are two of the most prominent icons responsible for the disaster that Vietnam ultimately became. While I'm at it, let's not rule out the part that Walter Conkite played in the whole business.
Ashamed of what they did?? Not by the hair on your chinny-chin-chin and these are just a few of the cowardly "heroes" of the left!!