Index
RSS Feed
Search
Archives
« SACRAMENTO: California Department of Public Health, new report, Disability Rights Coalition, nursing home credentialing/inspection/oversight: "'All they got was a slap on the hand.' Is California low-balling penalties in nursing home death investigations?" .... | Main | INTERNATIONAL (Israel): Continuing coverage, corruption investigation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "Netanyahu in hot seat over free cigars, pink champagne and secret recordings"; also, "Benjamin Netanyahu Sought Deal With Hostile Newspaper, TV Report Says" .... »
Monday
Jan092017

POLITICS/ENTERTAINMENT (National): Golden Globe Awards Show, Meryl Streep acceptance speech, president-elect Donald Trump: "Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech"; also, "Donald Trump Says He's Not Surprised by Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech" ....  

* New York Times:  "Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech" - From the NYT:

Turning attention away from her and toward Donald J. Trump, Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes to call out the president-elect for appearing to mock a disabled New York Times reporter in 2015, and warned that a free press would need to be defended. Ms. Streep campaigned for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

Some conservative commentators immediately criticized her decision to bring politics so vividly into the show. But the room roundly applauded her remarks, which included a plea to support the Committee to Protect Journalists.

“This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kinda gives permission for other people to do the same thing,” she said. “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.”

Here is Ms. Streep’s speech: ..................

***ALSO:

* New York Times:  "Donald Trump Says He's Not Surprised by Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech"