Bozell Column: Ellen DeGeneres, The 'Sacred Cow' of PBS

November 3rd, 2012 8:02 AM
The PBS broadcast of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize on October 30 was a festival of tributes to Ellen DeGeneres – which is fine, since she is quite talented comedically. But it wasn’t so much a tribute for the comedy as it was for her pioneering work promoting homosexuality. For laughs, consult top producer Cappy McGarr, who insisted Ellen wasn’t picked for…

WashPost Honors Ellen's 'Courage' As She Says Women Should Be 'Very, V

October 24th, 2012 7:52 AM
Tuesday’s Washington Post honored lesbian comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for “A comic’s courage” to come out of the closet. So did the Kennedy Center people who selected her to win the Mark Twain Prize. She did not disappoint the liberals. On the awards show (taped for PBS), she made a “sly nod toward Mitt Romney’s sentiments” with the…