If you want to go online for earnest celebrations and posts of gratitude for the life of Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MI), go anywhere other than celebrity Twitter. After Cummings’ untimely death, many of Hollywood’s usual suspects made a lot of noise because, of course, it was a way to slam President Trump.
Filmmaker Michael Moore discovered some lefty political inspiration over the weekend after a viewing of new DC comic book film Joker. The Fahrenheit 11/9 director likened the flick to a sort of anti-Trump manifesto, where the “dispossesed decide to fight back” against evil societal forces which mirror our country’s own “Joker Jr.” president, and gun violence.
If you’re not skipping school for the sake of the climate, you're probably not a conscientous citizen, well at least not in the eyes of the progressives in Hollywood. Celebs were overjoyed at the sight of millions of young people around the world taking to the streets at the word of 15-year-old pied piper Greta Thunberg and her climate change hysteria. People like Ellen DeGeneres and Michael Moore tweeted their support for the next generation who seem hell bent on the elites taking even more freedom away from them.
MSNBC on Tuesday night donated 12 minutes of air time to far-left filmmaker Michael Moore as the director demanded that Democrats nominate a very liberal nominee or risk losing. Of that time, six and a half minutes came totally uninterrupted as host Brian Williams just let Moore go on and on. As for a strategy, he declared, “Let's get out the Democratic base of young people, women, and people of color.” He warned Democrats: “The worst thing to do is to moderate, to go to the center, and to think that's how we're going to win. This is how we're going to lose.”
If you’re a Hollywood lefty hoping for the total annihilation of President Donald Trump, then Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony on Wednesday was your day of vindication — well it was supposed to be anyways.
It turns out even the Democrats running against President Donald Trump aren’t radical enough for the Hollywood activists. During the first round of the Democratic Presidential Debate on the night of June 26, actors, comedians, and singers listened eagerly to the words of the candidates. With the exception of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), the candidates were all dismissed by the wealthy elite on the West Coast.
As far-left film maker Michael Moore made guest appearances this past week, on two occasions he spread provably false information as he wrongly claimed that a Fox News poll found that 70 percent of Americans support raising the top marginal tax rate to 70 percent as advocated by New York Democratic Congresswoman and self-described socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And, appearing on Friday's The Last Word on MSNBC, he declared that he wished she could be the next Democratic presidential nominee.
Appearing on NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers Thursday, aired early Friday morning, left-wing film maker Michael Moore promised viewers that if he ever ran for president his first agenda item would be “outlawing billionaires.” Asked about socialist Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pushing for a 70% marginal tax rate for the wealthy, Moore endorsed the radical proposal.
Always logical left-wing director Michael Moore was so distraught about the government shutdown that he told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Thursday people should just abandon their duties to the government, including paying taxes. Moore went on to tell people not to "commit crimes" because the "FBI wasn't getting paid."
The Razzie Awards, given out annually for the “worst in cinema” of the year, may not be the first place you think of when you think of political bias. But the 2019 edition of the Golden Raspberry (“Razzies”) Awards took an obnoxious anti-Trump angle that extended to the First Lady. One nominee for Worst Actor: Donald Trump, for his appearances in two documentaries, right-winger Dinesh D’Souza’s Death of a Nation, and left-winger Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9. Two of the nominees for Worst Supporting Actress were former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and First Lady Melania Trump (both for clips in Fahrenheit 11/9).
Democrats have readied themselves to take their majority in Congress, and their biggest Hollywood fans have started celebrating as if it was their Christmas and New Year’s all rolled into one.
It’s a little hard to judge popular culture in the Trump era, wherein content creators are judged solely on political impact -- are they offering enough “Resistance”? -- instead of the quality of their product. The Democratic gains in the midterms should make the Left happy about its political fortunes, excepting that every day Trump remains in office is intolerable. So from our conservative perspective, here are some of the Cultural Winners and Losers of 2018.