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Guardian Gaslighting: Liberal Rag Denies Trump Followers Endure in Hollywood

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The headline and subhead for a new Guardian column beggar perception.

See for your self:

Infinity tradition warfare: what now for Trump’s Hollywood supporters?

From actor Jon Voight to Kirstie Alley, Trump’s movie star followers have declared warfare on the left – and there’s little signal hostilities will finish quickly

The premise is absurd, contemplating how few Hollywood conservatives brazenly help Trump. It’s much more surreal figuring out the business punishes actors for being right-of-center, not to mention professional Trump.

Stars like Voight and James Woods echo Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric and promote conspiracy theories, the writer argues. Has he learn any of Rob Reiner’s Tweets? John Cusacks?  Bette Midlers?

Subsequent, the article suggests Hollywood isn’t uniformly liberal, pointing to Republicans turned GOP politicians like Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The previous left workplace 32 years in the past, the latter 9.

Fairly well timed speaking level, no? Appears an necessary a part of this dialog, no?

Hollywood conservatives concern skilled repercussions a lot they meet below a shroud of secrecy to maintain their careers intact. In the meantime, progressive stars publicly and proudly collect to help Democratic candidates and causes sans repercussions. (Not there must be any, in fact)

The Guardian piece rapidly abandons that actuality, although.

Woods in contrast being a conservative in Hollywood as we speak to the Blacklist period. The Guardian writer means that’s a foul comparability as a result of no actor has been hauled off to jail for voting Trump.

Thank heavens for small favors!

Conservative actors simply lose gigs and, doubtlessly, their livelihoods, for agreeing with half the nation. Put down the pitchforks, people! Nothing to see right here.

The Guardian rallies much more proof towards a Blacklist-like effort to oust Hollywood Trump supporters: Chris Pratt retains working.

Thoughts you, Pratt hasn’t stated a phrase about Trump, or the GOP, throughout his profession. He’s apolitical to the core. What does he say on social media? He shares his Christian religion in a optimistic, inclusive method.

The writer segues to the center of the article. Does Hollywood blacklist conservatives?

He brings up how conservatives really feel they’ve a goal on their again within the business, one purpose some created the Mates of Abe group. The key society gave closeted Hollywood conservatives an opportunity to mingle, community and extra.

Hollywood conservatives concern skilled repercussions a lot they meet below a shroud of secrecy to maintain their careers intact. In the meantime, progressive stars publicly and proudly collect to help Democratic candidates and causes sans repercussions. (Not there must be any, in fact)

The Guardian piece rapidly abandons that actuality, although.

Woods in contrast being a conservative in Hollywood as we speak to the Blacklist period. The Guardian writer means that’s a foul comparability as a result of no actor has been hauled off to jail for voting Trump.

Thank heavens for small favors!

Conservative actors simply lose gigs and, doubtlessly, their livelihoods, for agreeing with half the nation. Put down the pitchforks, people! Nothing to see right here.

The Guardian rallies much more proof towards a Blacklist-like effort to oust Hollywood Trump supporters: Chris Pratt retains working.

Thoughts you, Pratt hasn’t stated a phrase about Trump, or the GOP, throughout his profession. He’s apolitical to the core. What does he say on social media? He shares his Christian religion in a optimistic, inclusive method.

 

 

Oh, and he’s an avid hunter. These are his “thought crimes,” and but he’s much more indeniable proof that no Blacklist 2.0 exists.

It’s bizarre that the writer neglects to call verify Antonio Sabato, Jr. The actor says his career came to a screeching halt after supporting Trump.

“I needed to promote all the things … I needed to pay all my money owed. I used to be blacklisted. All my representatives left me, from brokers to managers to industrial brokers. I actually needed to transfer, discover a new job to outlive and handle my children. It’s been horrible. It’s mind-blowing. It’s a shame. It’s robust, as a result of when you’re in that setting in Hollywood and you’ve got one thing to say that they don’t like, they’re going to let you already know.”

The article truly will get worse from right here.

We then get an excellent, quaint “nameless supply” which in as we speak’s journalism period are completely reliable.

One unbiased producer I spoke with advised me it was the left who have been extra more likely to be silenced. “The reality is plenty of the pinnacle honchos are conservative and Republicans. Even when they don’t love Trump, they’ve all the facility, so it’s the individuals under who need to shut up.”

Actually? Which left-leaning star has been punished of late for sharing liberal views? And which Hollywood “head honchos” are producing, creating or selling something remotely right-of-center? Comic Michael Loftus bought shot down for daring to suggest a fair-and-balanced comedy talk show.

Absurd.

 

Subsequent, the writer checks in with far-left movie critic Glenn Kenny, who says, “Jon Voight is working comparatively constantly for an 81-year-old. However, like each different Republican, Voight loooooves to complain.”

Kenny clearly missed these inconvenient truths:

  • Conservative comedian Steve McGrew lost a prime Las Vegas gig for supporting President Trump.
  • “Will & Grace” stars Debra Messing and Eric McCormack publicly stated they wouldn’t work with Trump supporters … earlier than blowback from even some liberals precipitated them to stroll it again.
  • Comedian Jimmy Yang recalled a casting director stated she wouldn’t hire someone in the event that they supported the GOP.
  • Tim Allen joked that being a conservative in Hollywood is like being Jewish in Germany within the Thirties. ABC subsequently canceled his highly-rated sitcom, “Final Man Standing,” that includes Allen’s right-of-center character. The present went over to FOX the place it ran for 3 extra profitable seasons.
  • Woods, one in all Hollywood’s higher actors, got cut loose by his agent for strictly political causes: “It’s the 4th of July and I’m feeling patriotic. I don’t wish to characterize you anymore. I imply I might go on a rant however you already know what I’d say,” the agent crowed on the time.
  • Right here’s what The Hollywood Reporter shared about Trump supporters in Hollywood previous to the 2016 election: “Whereas THR spoke to dozens of Trump voters, few wished to announce their help, citing their want to keep away from backlash from co-workers. One make-up artist, for instance, says longtime purchasers stopped hiring her after studying she was a Republican.”
  • Director John Sullivan stated crew members on “2016: Obama’s America” worked under pseudonyms for concern of profession backlash.

It’s doubtless the tip of the Blacklist 2.0 iceberg. This reporter has spoken to a number of right-leaning stars over time who requested me to not share their political beliefs for concern of reprisal. Plus, conservative stars say it’s usually onerous to know precisely why they don’t land an element.

Does anybody doubt the Voights and Woods of the world lose loads of juicy roles for being on the Proper?

Not Orson Beane. The late actor and raconteur described what occurred to him when his family ties to conservative media mogul Andrew Breitbart became public.

Properly. No one is aware of if being a conservative, attending an FOA assembly, has an impact on hiring or not. However the truth is, that after my three seasons on Determined Housewives, I’ve barely labored, and that coincides with individuals studying my politics and realizing Andrew Breitbart, whom I cherished a lot, was my son-in-law.

The article admits one MAGA supporter bought canceled — Roseanne Barr — “whose comeback present was cancelled after a racist tweet about former White Home adviser Valerie Jarrett. However Barr herself apologised for her tweet, blaming Ambien for the “joke.”

Sure, one terrible Tweet did Barr’s profession in. She misplaced her job, her signature present and any likelihood at a profession revival. Her firing happened two years ago. What number of Hollywood gigs has she landed since then?

In the meantime, far-left celebrities routinely, and that’s not hyperbole, want dying on President Trump and various GOP members. Ellen Barkin hoped disgraced comedian Louis C.Okay. would be raped and shot. Singer Noah Cyrus known as a black feminine conservative the same slur that ended Don Imus’ radio profession in 2007.

Barr’s Tweet was gross and racist, however she rapidly apologized and had a protracted observe report of not simply supporting black writers however paving a path for future feminine comics.

In the meantime, Nick Cannon shared anti-Semitic, anti-white rhetoric earlier this 12 months and by no means misplaced a “Masked Singer” paycheck.

The Guardian can lean as left because it desires however denying actuality is hardly a liberal worth.

[Cross-posted from Hollywood in Toto.]