This is so the worst thing you're going to read all day.

Did I say worst? Whoooooooooooops. I meant most hilarious: Hollywood Hates Conservatives.

For now, I will set aside my continued amazement that, in spite of its being an unceasingly vomitous font of sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ageism, ablism, fat hatred, and other sundry bigotries and hostilities, and in spite of the consistent examples that its major players will exchange all decency and conscience for a big paycheck, and in spite of its ubiquitous thinly-veiled version of the conservative veneration of Teh Market, merely substituting ticket-buying filmgoers for marketeers with the same intractable insistence on ignoring the commentary provided by who isn't participating in their rigged game, and in spite of the plethoric evidence that films like Norma Rae* are huge and notable exceptions, not the rule, and for every Norma Rae there are 100 The Hangovers, and for every Matt Damon there are 1,000 Dane Cooks, Hollywood is nonetheless yet regarded as a bastion of liberalism.

And I will merely make the observation that well-known conservatives like Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Gary Sinise, Angie Harmon, Tom Selleck, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Drew Carey, and Clint Eastwood, who has actually held office as a Republican, don't seem to have any problem getting work.

Maybe, just maybe, some of the people whom Ben Shapiro interviewed for his book (which sounds great, by the way) are having problems getting work for reasons of talent (or one of the many other fair and unfair reasons actors are passed over), rather than their political views.

And, hey, if acting isn't working out, there's always NRA chief, US Representative, Governor of California, or Most Beloved Conservative President of All Time.


* Hello, that was made when I was five.

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