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Ellen DeGeneres, 'Sacred Cow' of PBS

Joycey Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:12 AM
That's all we need. Pioneers of homosexuality. That will be good for us.
DCM in FL Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:35 AM
It makes you wonder what other kinds of "pioneers" will be honored in the future.
The PBS broadcast of the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize on Oct. 30 was a festival of tributes to Ellen DeGeneres -- which is fine, since she is quite talented comically. 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 political reasons: "The Kennedy Center is apolitical. We have had so many people who have their own brand and type of humor. We don't pick winners because of any advocacy they do. It is all about...