Gavin Newsom Lectures Hollywood on 'Values'

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Posted: Aug 05, 2022 12:01 AM

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To the Left, “freedom” is only a positive word when it applies to something like abortion. Suddenly, in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned, leftist politicians are using “freedom” as a sales word, which is odd, considering most of their agenda is about government control.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is currently trying to shame Hollywood megacorporations into filming their movies and TV shows in California, instead of less sybaritic red states like Georgia. He wants the Hollywood production money to boost the appearance of his state’s economic performance.

So far, companies like Disney and Netflix still plan to shoot shows in Georgia but have pledged to pay for employees to travel to other states to “obtain access to reproductive care,” as Variety so delicately put it.

In an advertisement funded by his super PAC, Newsom begged Hollywood to “choose freedom,” and said that “California is a freedom state.” No fact-checkers were stirred by this rib-tickler. Has California been a “freedom state” on

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