Hugh Laurie

Meryl Streep did the right thing at the Golden Globes

Meryl Streep did the right thing at the Golden Globes

I loved what Meryl Streep said last night at the Golden Globes.  She turned an acceptance of a boring award (the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement) into a moment of lightning in the room (and took attention away from her choice of dress.) It wasn’t just her withering denunciation of President-elect Donald Trump’s “performance” mocking a disabled reporter. It was the passion and sadness with which she used her public platform to speak out against the toxic atmosphere that Trump’s words and actions have created this past year.

“Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners and if we kick them all out, you’ll have nothing to watch but football and...

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