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'InfoWars-style garbage dump': Critically acclaimed 'Vice' doesn't align with history, insiders say


Another fake biopic from Lying Holllywood LibTards.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/dec/13/vice-dick-cheney-movie-doesnt-align-history-inside/

“Vice” — a comedic broadside from progressive filmmaker Adam McKay (“The Big Short”) — has racked up nine Critics’ Choice Award nominations, six Golden Globe nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Award nods. It is receiving significant Oscar buzz for a film that hasn’t even opened: It debuts Dec. 23.

That critical praise isn’t universal, however, especially in conservative circles. National Review’s Kyle Smith compared “Vice” to an “InfoWars-style garbage dump.” Conservative critic James Frazier tweeted that Oliver Stone’s 2008 biopic “W.,” a withering portrayal of President George W. Bush, “is hagiographic compared to ‘Vice.’”
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Michael Brown, who served as undersecretary of homeland security under Mr. Bush, called “Vice” “an attempt to get in a one-two punch against Republicans and conservatives prior to the 2020 election.”

“President Bush gave the vice president certain responsibilities, including counterterrorism, prior to 9/11,” Mr. Brown said. “So that role in counterterrorism was heightened and more in-your-face post 9/11, and I think that drove the narrative that the VP was a Darth Vader character really running the administration.

“Nothing could be further from the truth,” he said. “The president indeed relied on the VP for advice, but no more so than he relied on [Secretary of State] Condi Rice or [White House Chief of Staff] Andy Card or other key figures inside the West Wing.
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But Alberto Gonzales, who served as Mr. Bush’s attorney general from 2005 to 2007, laughed when he first saw the “Vice” trailer.

“I thought it was hilarious … and so far from the reality that I know,” Mr. Gonzales said of the film, originally titled “Backseat.”

He discards the film’s assessment that Mr. Cheney essentially ran the administration and calls the narrative “totally false based on my firsthand experience.”

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Colin Powell was one of the worst but liberals love him because they're afraid not to.

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I wonder what they thought of those D’Souza movies

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Who, the libtard hollywood elite who hand out Oscar nominations in hopes of legitimizing false narratives?

Not much.

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Saying "libtard" makes you sound very childish and uneducated. Also, this "Hollywood elite" you speak of booed Michael Moore, a liberal, at the Academy Awards when he insulted a Republican President. Your generalizations are strange.

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Argument by Example is a logical fallacy, FYI.

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When someone provides no evidence to prove their claim, an example is necessary.

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But you've isolated one event from, like, the last fifty years of Oscar broadcasts. That doesn't support any generalization about the political leanings of the participants.

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People have been calling Hollywood liberal since the beginning of time. Even saying "liberal Hollywood" is a generalization itself.

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"Michael Brown, who served as undersecretary of homeland security under Mr. Bush, called “Vice” “an attempt to get in a one-two punch against Republicans and conservatives prior to the 2020 election.”

“President Bush gave the vice president certain responsibilities, including counterterrorism, prior to 9/11,” Mr. Brown said. “So that role in counterterrorism was heightened and more in-your-face post 9/11, and I think that drove the narrative that the VP was a Darth Vader character really running the administration."

Dude, this critique by Michael Brown is bogus. In Bush's autobiography he even talks about how enraged he was when he learned that Cheney had circumvented his command that all the important issues were arriving on Dick's desk to make decisions instead of his own. He was so pissed he was about to drop Cheney from the ticket before 2006 midterms but decided, for the good of the party, to keep him on. But in revenge this is why he refused to pardon Cheney's chief of staff Scooter Libby for the Valerie Plame affair when Cheney went to him begging for a pardon for his boy.

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Well, there's your problem. The facts were in a book and the alt-right can't read. It's why they love the Golden Corral....no menus.

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lolz! Too true.

I should have expected as much for a review published in the Washington Times owned by that conspiratorial loon right unification church cult leader Sun Myung Moon.

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I'd be happy to read any review by a conservative publication as long as they are truthful.

But they aren't because everything is tainted. I can tell you what the WSJ editorial page would say before I even read it. The difference between them and others is they actually have had a film reviewer who deals in reality.

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And I remember that era well. Bush was seen as the lovable buffon who was way un over his head, while Cheney was the power behind the throne. He was the de facto President.

Biden himself criticize that self-appointment of power in the 2008 debate.

https://youtu.be/P_etUpqndn0

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So Hollywood hates Trump, Urban Dwellers hate Trump, Minorities Hate Trump, Women Hate Trump, People with College Degrees Hate Trump, Canadians and Mexicans and everyone else in the Western Hemishpere hate Trump, Millenials Hate Trump. Where's all this Hate come from? Maybe from watching an imbecile make a shambles of our Democracy?

But wait, this is about Dick Face-shootin' Cheney! Comedy Gold to be found there, gang. albeit dark, very dark. (Lives lost, billions $$ diverted, so sad.)

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This (OP) is why IMDB ended their forums. Instead of offering any thoughtful commentary about the movie, Mr Satan2016 spouts a cookie cutter Fox News inspired diatribe against Hollywood.

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What the hell does FOX news have to do with my post? It's simply quotes from people who know Cheney. There's a four one I didn't include.

Anyway, this mockumentry is a huge flop. Only Village Idiots paid to watch it.

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The truth is already known. We don't need a movie to tell us what we already know.

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Exactly this. Too funny someone tries to claim that Cheney didn't have anymore influence over Bush than anyone else. That's not a discussion...its not even up for debate. That's ludicrous.

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