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Red Eye's Andy Levy Speaks Out

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Lisa De Pasquale of Human Events interviewed Red Eye With Greg Gutfeld's Andy Levy (once upon a time an intern at Cato!). A snippet:

How do you think pop culture and entertainment affect people's political beliefs? LEVY: I don't know if those things affect people's actual political beliefs as much as they affect the way people look at the world. For example, we've been raised on a diet of movies that often portray businesspeople as evil and military personnel as crazy, and sadly, I think those attitudes have permeated our culture to a certain extent. (To be fair, people like Tony Hayward don't help matters.)

But I think that when all is said and done, if you're the kind of person who thinks Che Guevara was cool, a movie about him isn't gonna change that. (Mainly because you're a pus-swilling imbecile to begin with.) For whatever reason, I think that in the same way liberals and lefties are more likely to go into the entertainment business, they're also more susceptible to it. But then again, I think liberals, despite the fact that they often consider themselves to be intellectuals and those who disagree with them to be sub-literate morons, also are far more susceptible to style over substance. (See: Obama, anybody named Kennedy, et. al.)

I mean, you just know that when Obama won, a ton of people who went with him to the White House were saying, "Dude, it's gonna be just like 'The West Wing.'" Which probably explains why a bunch of them are now leaving.

More here.

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  1. Yeah! Hit & Run, baby! Hit and Run!

  2. Love Andy Levy.

  3. What an ignorant douchebag intent on further propelling the bogus two party charade.

    1. I don’t see what you are referring to. Are you sure you didn’t just superimpose an anti-Levy filter? I don’t think I found anything in that piece talking about political parties. He did bash liberals, but that’s about it. Watch Red Eye. He bashes conservatives too, sometimes when they’re on the show.

  4. Pelham Bay and Parkchester are just two puppets on the same dude’s hands, man.

  5. Best Line Evah.

    “Dude, it’s gonna be just like ‘The West Wing.'”

  6. Only libertoid morons say “Dude” anything. Levy is obviously a ratfucker.

    1. Mr. Levy, you have hurt our dear friend Max’s feelings, and left him with little choice but to lash out. Could you try to be a little more sensitive in the future?

  7. But…isn’t it kind of like The West Wing?

    1. Well, it does have a lot of hallways…

  8. “we’ve been raised on a diet of movies that often portray … military personnel as crazy, and sadly, I think those attitudes have permeated our culture to a certain extent.”

    Is he fucking joking? Hollywood has, on balance, been a gusher of militarism and jingoism.

    1. Yeah right. Every Hollywood movie ever made about the Vietnam and Iraq wars were total pro-war propaganda movies.

    2. Hollywood has, on balance, been a gusher of militarism and jingoism.

      [citation needed]

  9. I think it was Jesse Walker who once said there are two kinds of people: Those who think politics is really like “The West Wing,” and those who think politics is really like “Yes, Minister.”

    1. What about those of us who have never seen and have no desire to see either? Okay, maybe the later, someday, as I’ve heard good things about it from people who are not vapid and borderline retarded.

      1. “Yes, Minister” is awesome. Look at some clips on YouTube. Search for the “newspapers” clip.

  10. I glad to see that Greg allowed Andy to leave his post flogging Bill over the head w/ a giant, inflatable phallus. Greg sucks a big one, but Andy only sucks sometimes.

  11. GOP handjob.

    1. I’ll bring the lotion.

  12. I love Red Eye. Easily my favorite show on TV. If you disagree with me you are a racist ratf’er from Arizona who outs people from Journolist!

  13. Only those familiar with books such as ‘The Dictionary’ can truly appreciate the full flower of Mr.Levy’s humour–

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