Monday, July 29, 2013

NBC taking the lead as Hillary's Campaign 2016 "PR agency"

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Get Ready for the All-Hail-Hillary Movies

In the run-up to 2016, Hollywood plans to turn out “evenhanded” biopics. Sure.

John Fund is national-affairs columnist for NRO

I wasn’t surprised to learn that sometime before the 2016 election, NBC will be releasing a four-hour miniseries about Hillary Clinton starring Academy Award nominee Diane Lane. What did surprise me was that the series will cover none of her life before the Monica Lewinsky scandal, which took place five years into her husband’s second term as president and when Hillary was already 51 years old. It’s as if her first half-century will be airbrushed away, along with the many scandals that dogged her in those decades.
While the series will still have a lot of ground to cover — impeachment and the “vast right-wing conspiracy” she suspected, her successful 2000 Senate race, her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries, her time as secretary of state and her role in the Benghazi debacle — it’s striking that so much rich material will be excluded even before footage is discarded on the cutting-room floor.

Just consider what we’ll be missing.

Read the complete article at this link.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How could the Lewinsky affair happen 5 years into clintons second 4 year term in office? Perhaps the blog author can explain the math on that one.