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Useful Idiots Come Out In Droves
Irish Examiner USA, by Alicia Colon

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Posted By:abuela10, 3/15/2013 12:06:38 PM

Although the term "useful idiots" was originally attributed to Vladimir Lenin, its origin is undetermined but it is very applicable to the naïve celebrities in Hollywood and the media now mourning the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Much like the devotees of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, these grieving individuals have made no effort to learn the truth about those they lionize. One has to feel some pity for the likes of the Sean Penns, Oliver Stones, Michael Moores, Danny Glovers, and idolaters who naively support malignant despots and causes believing them to be a force for good.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: drive, 3/15/2013 12:11:16 PM     (No. 9226659)

and they´re coming out after Pope Francis

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zoidberg, 3/15/2013 12:35:31 PM     (No. 9226713)

Sean Penn is a red diaper baby, like David Horowitz; but unlike Horowitz, he lacks the intellectual curiosity and honesty to question the beliefs he was steeped in.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/15/2013 12:42:19 PM     (No. 9226729)

In the entire scheme of things, the Oliver Stones, Michael Moores, Sean Penns, Danny Govers, et al. are irrelevant.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nvr4get911, 3/15/2013 12:42:32 PM     (No. 9226730)

FTA Mr. Halvorssen said he understands Mr. Glover´s support because it is venal and self-serving; Glover´s production company received tens of millions in cash from the Venezuelan government. But Sean Penn´s obsession with Chavez is inexplicable.

That explains Danny Glover´s knee pads

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Reply 5 - Posted by: usltn, 3/15/2013 12:58:48 PM     (No. 9226763)

These celebs aren´t the delusional ones.We middle americaians are.We watch thier movies buy thier albums make them gods and they despise us.We need to start supporting the ones that support us and hve nothing to do with these fools.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 3/15/2013 1:00:10 PM     (No. 9226765)

Truth to Power!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scribelus, 3/15/2013 1:38:36 PM     (No. 9226813)

Of course they do! The singular goal of the education establishment is to achieve a homogeneous population of useful idiots, from sea to shining sea.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 3/15/2013 1:38:57 PM     (No. 9226814)

The problem, as usual, is deeper and worse than it seems.

Throughout all of human history until the mid 20th century in America no one but the dregs of society would have so much as dreamed of paying any attention to what actors and entertainers said about important matters.

It was widely understood that stage performers and entertainment celebrities were almost invariably ignorant, immoral, unreliable, given to drink and other vices, and simply not the sort of people any decent, normal person would wish to associate with. That such talented degenerates would have anything worthwhile to say about public affairs or anything else requiring a modicum of intelligence, education and good character would have struck just about everyone as ludicrous.

The ignorant, immoral, uneducated degenerates have not changed. They are, as a group, just as worthless and disreputable and foolish as their predecessors always were.

What has changed is that more people, not merely the dregs of society, actually pay some attention to their opinions about matters they are perhaps the least qualified people in the world to comprehend and judge rightly.

It´s not the talented degenerates who are the problem. It´s their fans who are the problem, the ones who actually give some credence to their silly notions.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lalo, 3/15/2013 1:58:30 PM     (No. 9226833)

And of course Rodman puts them all in the shade and then some. I don´t think even Penn, Stone or Moore would go there. Blacks in general seem to be completely numb to human rights beyond their own...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: theeo, 3/15/2013 3:01:00 PM     (No. 9226905)

#8 ... Is it becaust we have an Ignorant, Immoral, Uneducated, Degenerate as POSTUS?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 3/15/2013 3:01:25 PM     (No. 9226907)

FTA:

I flew back to the US and didn´t know what to expect when I landed. A US Customs Agent said, ´Mr. Darby, you really should be careful what you do in other countries.´ I said, ´yes, sir.´ He said I could go. I did. I literally kissed the ground when I walked out of the airport... I learned to appreciate the stability of the US. I learned that foreign revolutions are never really what the US left claims they are, and I learned that there existed good reasons why the FBI paid attention to people like me and my then-friends and comrades."

That paragraph needs to be read by every journalism student and every self styled private diplomat (Dennis Rodman, call your therapist)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Soldiers Father, 3/16/2013 2:59:19 PM     (No. 9228424)

Why would anyone listen someone who:

Says what someone else writes

the way someone else tells them to say it

made-up to look like someone else

by someone they are not

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LZK, 3/16/2013 3:54:54 PM     (No. 9228474)

I ain´t buying -- poster #5... The collective "guilty" as you expressed in your "we middle americans" I will NOT accept...

Look the collective "guilty" crap is not on my plate....

I never voted for the libbie idiots -- don´t watch their films and make/believe and music.... In fact I don´t even know the names of the actors and actresses who are popular now/a/days.....

My film library is clear of all the bombasting -- self/righteous/pompous hollyweird elite who -- continually pat themselves on their backs with all manner of award ceremonies and lecture "real" Americans how to live, i.e. babawa strident, tom hanks, sue saranwrap, julierobbie, seanpenniless, etc. As for dan loverless and hairless belafonte -- if you don´t like US -- easy to move....

I am an American......

LZK

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