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Nobody Cares if Meryl Streep is the Most Berated Actress in Hollywood. She Deserves it

At a gala this past Saturday night, the Human Rights Campaign, national LGBT awareness group, awarded actress Meryl Streep with their National Ally for Equality Award. But, just like her infamous speech at the Golden Globes last month, she disgracefully turned her acceptance speech into nothing but an anti-President Trump campaign.

Last month, Streep saw major backlash from her speech, especially from the President himself, who tweeted that Streep was “one of the most overrated actresses in Hollywood” and a “Hillary flunky.” Streep could have learned from the spectacle she made of herself last month that her speech at last week’s gala should have steered clear of politics. But, as a typical Leftist, she decided to double-down.

During her speech after receiving the award, Streep decided to start criticizing Trump again, and had the audacity to lament being the “most-berated” actress. Streep was supposedly responding to Trump’s original tweet. She claimed, “Yes, I am the most overrated, over-decorated and currently, I am the most over-berated actress…of my generation. The whip of an executive can, through a Twitter feed, lash and intimidate, punish and humiliate, delegitimize the press and all the imagined enemies with spasmodic regularity and easily provoked predictability.”

Unbelievable. Someone who makes more money in a year than most Americans will make in their lifetime complains about being berated and triggered through a tweet? If Streep really felt that way, why would she use a second platform last week to repeat what she said at her Golden Globes speech? Is she trying to make people feel bad for her?

She went on to claim she would have preferred to stay home and “load the dishwasher,” rather than give the speech, but it’s a chore that had to be done. How courageous to speak to an audience that entirely agrees with her.

But Streep didn’t stop there. She then referred to Americans who voted for Trump as his “army of racist, sexist and uneducated followers was rebelling against a progressive vision that has left them behind.” We all know what happened to Hillary Clinton when she referred to Trump supporters as a racist, sexist basket of deplorables. But if the progressive vision has left people behind, why would those people support it and not outrightly reject it by not voting for the Left?

But this is a principle of how the progressive Left operates. No one can have an opinion different than theirs, or they are considered crazy and out of the mainstream. The Left craves power, no matter how damaging their policies are. The progressive Left thinks it knows better than everyone else how to run their lives. And the pontification from Hollywood elites that play make-believe for a living needs to stop, or more people will continue to tune them out.

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Jeremy Frankel

Jeremy Frankel is a 26-year old Human Resources Coordinator based in New Jersey. An Orthodox Jew, he is also a contributor to Red Alert Politics and The Daily Wire, specializing in constitutional conservatism and is a strong supporter of Israel. You can follow on Twitter @Frankeljeremy.

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