Skip to comments.Hollywood Hates America
Posted on 06/16/2003 10:09:17 PM PDT by sydbas
Hollywood Hates America John LeBoutillier Tuesday, June 17, 2003 Nothing shows the vacuousness of network television more than the two-year-long obsession with so-called "reality TV." These shows prove that the Hollywood 'creative people' can't create anything. So, instead, they spend their days dreaming up ways to show lots of good-looking bodies in various states of undress.
The latest NBC's "For Love or Money" masquerades as a contest for two dozen women to find the "man of their dreams." Then they trot out the object Rob Campos a lawyer who, it has now been revealed, was heaved out of the Marines for drunkenly groping a female JAG officer in Newport, R.I.
But, just to show the Hollywood thinking on "true romance," they secretly added a 'kicker' into the show's format: The winning woman also gets $1 million! So, the lesson to be learned by the millions who lap up these shows is that trickery with the heart and body for money is to be celebrated.
We could all write it off as "just TV," but we should fear the poison these shows spread throughout society. The young learn behavior from TV sad as this is to admit.
To see so many attractive women on these shows admitting on camera that they are in it for the money and then turn their charms onto Rob Campos (who does not know about the $1M prize) is to lionize a subtle form of prostitution.
No wonder half of all marriages now end in divorce. If romance has become more about the wallet than the heart, then we are going to continue to be a dysfunctional society.
Hollywood's reality-show craze proves another point: They can't create clever shows or movies the way they used to.
In the old days, Hollywood writers were simply the best. From "Casablanca" to "Roman Holiday" to hundreds of other movies, those well-trained writers knew how to craft a compelling story.
Today, movies and shows in L.A. are written by committee with 'politically correct' criteria a must. Thus, every story has to have an anti-religious, anti-'square,' sexually deviant component. No wonder so many of the shows and movies are box office and ratings disasters.
And Hollywood liberals by using their shows as tools to promote their political views have made themselves a permanent political issue. While Hollywood finances the Left, the conservatives correctly brand Hollywood now as the Capitol of Liberalism.
And all the while the social fabric of this nation deteriorates through behavior modification and learning from the movies and TV shows.
Fashion, language and male-female behavior are all learned through TV and movies. And what our young are learning is a total disaster.
The only hope we have is that counter-programming and independent movies and major financial setbacks will push Hollywood back toward the political center.
Please make no mistake about this: Our young ape the entertainment they soak up day and night. If it is rotten, their characters will become rotten.
We need to address this problem head-on.
He isn't even smart enough about Hollywood to know that "Casablanca" was a pro-Communist story with Victor Lazlo as the "principled", freedom-fighting party member who had been imprisoned by the Nazis. Even though the pro-commie stuff was toned-down from the first script, the main reason Hollywood loves it so much is for that reason.
Also, try to think of the French as brave and fearless the next time you watch it.
My television has a channel selector. I use it without mercy. I trust other intelligent conservatives will do the same, rather than appeal to Washington to foreclose our choices by law.
Freedom, Wealth, and Peace,
Francis W. Porretto
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