There is a chasm in our country, and it exists at the political level.
We have been led to believe that there are only “the right” and “the left”, and that the issues in which the ruling class of each side disagree on are to be mimicked down here in real America. There is no room for compromise; not in DC and certainly not on television, where the mainstream infotainment industry continues to poke and prod us back into our unnatural, polarized positions.
This sort of constant pressure to subvert our civility in the aim of furthering the success of politicians is absurd on its face, but we’ve been conditioned to believe that it is true.
Furthermore, this push to reject one another is leading to incivility and hostility the likes of which our nation hasn’t seen in nearly sixteen decades.
No one is safe from this nonsense either, including our Hollywood superstars.
Kristy Swanson, famed for starring in the 1992 film version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, says she and actor Dean Cain have received a “death threat” over a live stage reading they are starring in next month — because it supports Donald Trump.
As Politico has reported, the conservative actors are set to play former Trump-Russia investigators Peter Strzok and LisaPage in a Washington, D.C. performance titled FBI Lovebirds: Undercovers. The reading will pore over the former FBI agents’ text messages to each other, highlighting their extramarital affair and disdain for Trump. Cain will play Strzok, while Swanson has been cast as Page
The targeting of conservative thought in the media has been widespread in recent weeks, spurred on by the unchallenged censorship of Orwellian gatekeepers such as Twitter and Google who ban, shadowban, suspend, or erase whatever and whomever they choose from their “public” platforms.
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