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Robert Redford’s Head is Full of Oil

wiseone Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 3:24 PM
Celebrity became conflated with wisdom by the egos of celebrities in the baby boomer generation. Celebrities from the Greatest Generation understood that being an actor or a singer, or getting rich from it, did not make them more qualified on politics than other people..They also understood that if they wanted to get involved in politics they should give up their show-biz careers and run for office. Examples of this are Shirley Temple Black, Jack Kemp, Bill Bradley, and Ronald Reagan. The main reason celebrities got used to support causes stems from the old TV advertising of the 60s, when celebs were used to get the attention of the audience long enough and often enough to capture them with repetition of brands names and slogans.

If you’ve ever been to Washington, DC on a cold winter day, you’d know that 30 degrees Fahrenheit is pretty darned cold in the capital. With steady winds over 20 mph and the damp, swamp air, the cold snaps at you like the bitter end of a rolled up towel.

Chicago at 15 degrees isn’t as cold as DC at 30.

That’s why I find it hard to believe that 35,000-40,000 global warming activists, who by all rights should not have winter gear- they shouldn’t have it, nor should they be allowed to have it- showed up over the weekend in...