drive-by planet: Argo: American propaganda wins best picture at the Oscars

The Hollywood-White House embrace was front and center when Michelle Obama was beamed into the Oscars, military personnel behind her, to announce the best picture pick. Surprise, surprise… Argo, replete with revisionist pro-American propaganda, was the Oscar winner. The Hollywoodization of entertainment is bad enough, what’s worse is Hollywood-as-political-tool. Argo is loaded with a cargo ...