Obama bravely requests his Hollywood supporters to stop glorifying gun violence in their movies, tv shows, and music #ThingsThatDidntHappen—
(@AACONS) January 16, 2013
This morning, President Obama climbed up onto his high and mighty soapbox to deliver his gun-grabbing recommendations. Among his 23 executive actions was a call on the Centers for Disease Control to “research the causes and prevention of gun violence,” including the effects of violent video games. But, somehow, he managed to overlook another major purveyor of glorified violence: Hollywood.
Given President Obama’s love of political theater, it should come as no surprise that he’s got a soft spot for Hollywood, but many conservatives couldn’t help but wonder why he isn’t targeting Tinseltown for a crackdown:
And where’s the media outcry?
How can they do nothing? It’s quite easy, actually.
We wouldn’t hold our breath.