Sunday, March 19, 2006

George Clooney: Neocon Point Man in Hollywood?

The left has Micheal Moore, the right has Geroge Clooney? At first glance this may sound insane, but read carefully the letter which Max Boot sends Clooney following his Oscar win.

Even "Syriana," which has been criticized for its America-bashing by a lot of conservatives (myself included), has a neocon message. It's a protest against the influence of Big Oil on U.S. foreign policy. Neocons couldn't agree more. They argue that the policy supported by the oil companies--backing Middle Eastern despots--is leading us to ruin. It only helps create anti-American suicide bombers--as illustrated by "Syriana." The movie suggests that we should be helping liberal Arab reformers, like the fictional Prince Nasir, just as neocons have been urging.

Then there's "The Peacemaker," your terrific 1997 thriller that sought to shake the nation out of its post-Cold War complacency by showing how
easily terrorists could smuggle a nuclear bomb into the U.S. Neocons in the 1990s were arguing for a more ruthless anti-terrorist policy. Your character, Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe, didn't let legal niceties stop him from saving New York.


Read the rest here.

(H.T. VodkaPundit)

2 Comments:

At Monday, 20 March, 2006, Blogger Louise said...

He's better looking that Michael Moron, too. ;-)

 
At Thursday, 15 July, 2010, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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