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Hollywood Won 2012?

Carl469 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 12:57 PM
I see a new movie a week and am a conservative. No contradiction there. In any event, you wildly overrate the degree to which cinema alters political views and private behavior. As they say, it's only a movie. You're way out of line.
The television industry loves to claim that all of the sex, violence and foul-mouthed language it displays has zero harmful effects on children. On the other hand, they would never dream of telling their advertisers that their paid messages on TV have no effect. So does the entertainment industry have an impact or doesn't it?

The answer is that Tinseltown certainly has an effect, and when that effect is felt in the political arena, the hell with pretending they don't. They openly celebrate.

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