In a somewhat sad but, unfortunately, true article, the UK Guardian Unlimited ran a story written by the Guardian's Jamie Wilson Titled: "Stars turn backs on America's troops in Iraq".
The story depicts how American troops have been entertained throughout the years by some of the greatest
Today, the troops have to settle--in my opinion--with the less-than-stellar talents of such "leading
Robin Williams, who is vehemently anti-war and anti-Bush, but has learned to "keep politics out of the show after he did a few jokes about Bush's brainpower at a base in 2003 and got a chilly reception."
50 Cent, a rap group that is also anti-war and everything else, and basically thugs under a Sony record label.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is a star, but is now everybody’s favorite "celebrity" governor from
The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders, who may constitute a need in
Having said this, the above are still willing to go to
Yes it is. Wilson believes, as told to him by such war circuit stars as Wayne Newton, that the reason for the no-shows in Iraq also have much to do with the fact that "9/11 is so far removed" from the consciousness of people.
There is a vast amount of truth in this, but in
Though Wilson could have done a better job cataloguing the Hollywood left's many egregious statements against President Bush, the war in Iraq, and the United States in general, at least he managed to state unequivocally that today's Hollywood "Stars" are uncaring and out of touch with our troops, and the country's values and priorities