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Hollywood wants gun control?
"Thespian, heal thyself…"

Telegraph [UK], by Tim Stanley

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/30/2012 9:50:05 AM

Whatever your stance on gun control, I’m sure we can all agree that the last thing the world needs to know is the opinion of the entire cast of the sitcom Parks and Recreation. “Not so!” says Hollywood, which feels that we not only need to know their views but we also need to see a glossy public service announcement about it. “Lights, camera action! Cue the liberals…!” [Snip] It’s also a wide open goal for conservatives. There have been a couple of parodies of the ad that are far more powerful than the original. My favourite is one

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Good one--more exposure of Hollywood´s hypocrisy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimK1, 12/30/2012 10:01:50 AM     (No. 9089887)

The parody is priceless. Hypocrites all in Hollywood.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tnorling, 12/30/2012 10:08:38 AM     (No. 9089907)

This is rich. Those who make fortunes from gun play want to... is this from the Onion?

Hypocrites of Hollywood unite. They also blackball conservatives (open-minded liberals that they are) and, with an eye on the bottom line, pardon, have been known to blackball gays ($$ - 1 principles - 0). What a bunch of cheesy sleazes.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 12/30/2012 10:24:44 AM     (No. 9089931)

and the creator´s name is Mike Hunt?? Either Mike´s mom didn´t think the whole naming thing thru, or the vid isn´t the only parody.
just sayin´...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 12/30/2012 10:28:37 AM     (No. 9089934)

File this one under B for Blowback...or B-Slapped. Hollywood deserves it!
Frankly I´m really tired of dysfunctional Hollywood Liberals who can´t figure out how to wind their watch without a personal assistant, a personal trainer, multiple house-keepers, psychologists, psychiatrists and a well-stocked personal pharmacy, who´s lives consist of shuffling through the revolving door of rehab centers, divorce court, custody battles, bankruptcy and criminal courts, then turn around and gladly tell us what to eat, how to raise our kids, Green energy is the best, what´s good for the planet, who to vote for and how exactly WE should live OUR lives!!!
Hey, if you can´t practice what you preach, don´t climb into the pulpit!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: fastphil, 12/30/2012 11:05:57 AM     (No. 9089998)

The real hypocrites are in the deep blue states. Massachusetts and Connecticut are the mecca of weapons manufacturing in the US employing thousands of people. You can bet the Globe is quiet on the subject.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MDConservative, 12/30/2012 11:06:03 AM     (No. 9089999)

Dismiss it...but "hypocrisy" works politically. If propaganda is such a waste of time, so transparent, why is it produced in large quantities and broadcast at great expense? You can argue the facts...until the facts pale when overwhelmingly confronted by "facts." Yup, no one buys this stuff...ask Julia´s sisters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/30/2012 11:29:48 AM     (No. 9090038)

Celebrities are all about gun control except for when they are getting paid millions to glorify guns on screen. Calling them whores is right on target. Pun intended.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jfodoch, 12/30/2012 11:59:54 AM     (No. 9090075)

These people live in a fantasy world -- make-believe is their livelihood, and they obviously live in it themselves. To the rational mind, their opinions matter not a whit (whatever that is!) Don´t give them the attention they beg for.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thewarden, 12/30/2012 7:11:36 PM     (No. 9090507)

I really don´t care about the opinions of pampered doofs with private security. At all. Ever)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Sheepfarmer, 12/30/2012 7:55:30 PM     (No. 9090543)

#4 summed it up for me. The parody video is excellent.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/30/2012 9:33:25 PM     (No. 9090667)

"The guy who made this mash up is called MIke Hunt (badum-tsch) and the unfortunately violent language that he employs at the end undermines much of his argument"

Yup.

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