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Down On Downton: Why The Left Is Torching Downton Abbey

Ginamero Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 9:46 AM
I watch the show and find it very different from what I was taught to believe live in that period was to be like. It's terribly liberal for it's time period. I have to toss this in as well...liberals just love to yell and stamp their feet to get their own way and mostly we all step aside and let them run rough shod. I can believe their were benevolent royal descendants as well as I can believe that not every slave holder beat the tar out of their property and raped the women just as I can believe that both the Chinese and the Italians probably believe they each invented the noodle. Not everything is black and white and no matter how many times the liberals want to make it so - it's just not.
Pat2881 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 11:21 AM
Ginmero, I agree that the liberals love to stamp their feet and run roughshod over the rest of us. It reminds me of children with indulgent parents who allow the child to run the household with their temper tantrums and general bad behavior. It is too bad that no one in this country is willing to be the loving parent who knows how to set limits on their behavior and simply say "no" and send them to their room when they begin to pitch a fit.
Emilie3 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 4:31 PM
The kings, queens and lords were loving parents, but look how some of their offspring came off. Edward VIII through off his crown to marry a woman of dubious origins. No one flaunted tradition more. And there are many other instances of such "bad" behavior.
Emilie3 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 4:31 PM

The first thing to do is to admit that I’m a Downton Abbey fan. In fact, I’ve watched every episode twice. But in my defense, I counterbalance my Downtonviewings with at least one hour spent with my chainsaw for every hour tuned into Masterpiece Classic.

One of the first things one notices, if one is a regular viewer of BBC productions, is that Downton is unusually ideologically and religiously balanced. One of the other effects one notices when one watches a lot of BBC is that one starts referring to oneself in the third rather than the first person....