Palin’s muttonhead movie patter
Throughout its long history, Reel News has dedicated itself to impartiality and open-mindedness. We are merely the conduit through which news passes. But, god help us, Sarah Palin really is a tool, is she not?
The former Governor of Alaska’s latest stream of gibberish concerns the new film from Phillip Noyce. Adapted from a hit Young Adult novel, The Giver stars Jeff Bridges, Taylor Swift and Meryl Streep in . . . well, let’s allow Sarah to explain. “The Giver depicts a society where the government has grown well beyond an anti-state,” she said. “The government in
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the movie limits every aspect of life – where to live, what to wear, what to eat, who to marry – to make a society that doesn’t have pain or risk, supposedly, to create some kind of utopia. Sound familiar?”
As if the implication were not poundingly clear she goes on to explain Mr Obama’s current government was “all too eager to take away our freedom”.
The last time I met Mr Noyce, he came across as the most impeccably left- wing of Australians. Ms Streep is a stalwart of the Democratic Party.
However were they cajoled into this slice of right-wing propaganda? Oh, for heaven’s sake.