Gutfeld: Hollywood delivers a preview for the next 4 years
The Golden Globes had it all, if by all you mean self-pity, cleavage, and lame anti-Trump jokes:
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JIMMY FALLON, HOST: This is the Golden Globes, one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote.
FALLON: The Game of Thrones is nominated tonight.
FALLON: The show has so many plot twists and shocking moments, a lot of people would have wondered what it would've been like if King Joffrey had lived. Well, in 12 days, we are going to find out.
FALLON: "Florence Foster Jenkins" is nominated. Florence has been dubbed as the world's worst opera singer. And even, she turned performing at Donald Trump's inauguration.
HUGH LAURIE, ACTOR: I will be able to say I won this at the last ever Golden Globes. I don't mean to be gloomy. It's just that it has the words Hollywood, foreign and press in the title, I just don't know what --
LAURIE: I also think that to some Republicans, even the word association is quite sketchy.
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That's groundbreaking stuff. I get it: Humor is the best therapy for broken, emotionally fragile millionaires. This was basically a group hug after getting spanked in November. But their whine should not surprise us. It's like going to a county fair and bothered by the smell of manure. Hollywood is always about Hollywood. Hence, the stench of manure.
Meryl Streep nailed it when she said everyone in the room, they are the most vilified segments in American society. Yes, they are the victims -- the deplorables, if you will. And who is vilifying them really? A few faint voices on the right, this is where Hollywood lets it slip show, revealing their tone deafness. They actually select themselves for the moral high ground, which seems kind of immoral given they strive to divide by saying this:
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MERYL STREEP, ACTRESS: Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners. If you kick them all out, you'll have nothing to watch but football and Mixed Martial Arts, which are not the arts.
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Kick them out? The last time I heard Trump wasn't trying to deport the cast of "Girls" -- which we can dream. And don't worry, all the drug dealers in LA will still deliver because they will be safe. But it's the jab at MMA that sucks. Mixed Martial Arts is an art, Streep. It's in the damn title. And it's an art populated by more foreigners than the cats in "Mama Mia." The fists fly in from all over the place. But football and MMA were simply proxies for a certain America that she was mocking. But then after she did this, after knocking MMA, the Globes celebrate the 40th birthday of "Rocky." Now I forget, was that about opera?
And last, she bashes Trump. And on cue, Trump tweets back. This whole mess shows both sides of the argument. In movie terms, this is the trailer for the next four years.