Saturday, 28 January 2017

Cate Blanchett has one of the most incisive political minds around

Being an actor is no small thing. At the same time, learning lines and impersonating people or interpreting characters does not automatically mean you are a political thinker. It is possible to be an actor and an intelligent political thinker, but that would require something more than sweeping statements backed up by no argument at all. So, no, I was only joking, Cate - your performance on the Jimmy Fallon Show was crude and lacked any sentient points. The tragedy for lefty lovelies is that nobody pushes them to rise above empty gestures. Sad. And, seriously, if you don't believe me, read this and see if she makes a single point about Donald Trump that a six-year-old couldn't make: