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Subject: Re: Watching, or not watching, the Oscars
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On Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 10:32:18 AM UTC-8, Travel wrote:
> On Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 12:11:47 AM UTC-5, risky biz wrote:
> > On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:17:17 PM UTC-8, Travel wrote:
> > > On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:38:38 PM UTC-5, irishra...@gmail.com wrote:
> > > > I used to watch the Oscars back when they were still about movies and movie stars.  But now
it's
> > > > just a left wing political platform for bashing America, conservatives and traditional
values.  And
> > > > the liberal's hysterical, frothing at the mouth hatred for President Trump, since he
defeated Hillary Clinton,
> > > > has gone completely off the rails.
> > > > 
> > > > Also, given the recent mass exposure of the sexual harassment culture that has infested
Hollywood for decades, I am even less inclined to listen to their self-righteous, morally superior
preaching about
> > > > the short-comings in the conduct of we "deplorables".
> > > > 
> > > > That said, there is still one small part of the Oscars that I do watch, which is the
Memoriam segment
> > > > where they pay fleeting homage to the movie stars who have passed away.  It seem fitting to
spend
> > > > a minute or two acknowledging the life and work of these actors and the memories they
created.
> > > > I only wish they would make the segment longer and, maybe some day, do a special tribute to
the
> > > > movie stats who were some how over looked and not shown, back when they passed away.
> > > > 
> > > > So I record the Oscars, fast forward to the Memoriam, watch it and then hit delete.  
> > > > 
> > > > Irish Mike
> > > 
> > > Odd you missed "Travel's Annual (5th) Academy Awards Picks" for the last fives years.
> > > 
> > > Asshole
> > 
> > I consider this undeniable proof that 'travel' is capable of surefooted, erudite, and lucid
commentary. Kudos, 'travel'.
> 
> 
> The Popinjay doesn't agree.


I think you are one of the very most intelligent and clear-thinking RGPers ever.

And, you are colorful, in an odd sort of way.  A very interesting fellow.