- Reporter's Notebook: The 'Myth' of Left-Leaning Hollywood
Everyone knows that Hollywood is a bastion of liberalism, led to the rhetorical barricades by Jane Fonda, Barbra Streisand, Ed Asner and Martin Sheen. Then, how is it that the actors who run for office are always Republicans? Tim Rutten, media columnist for the Los Angeles Times, recalls the political careers of Ronald Reagan, Clint Eastwood and Sony Bono, and deconstructs the myth of the -uniformly Democratic- Hollywood actor.
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