The Sting of Cross-Pollinating Entertainment, Politics & News – Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle 9/30/14
In my recent post venting about The Good Wife‘s poor decision to have Presidential advisor Valerie Jarrett appear as herself on the show, Jerry Doyle and I discuss the cheapening of news, politics and entertainment by using each one as if it is nothing more than an advertisement for the other.
We really have taken a shocking turn if the phrase “political theatre” can be applied indiscriminately to news anchors and politicians who are more anxious for TV face time or scoring points than doing their jobs.
Entertainment producers are looking to put butts in the seats – so any cachet they can find, they will use. What is the excuse of political operatives or news personalities who are supposed to be more “serious”?
Tune in to our lively discussion where we talk everything from Benghazi, Congressional Hearings, the latest Secret Service scandal, whether media likes or hates Hillary and of course, bad political stunt casting…