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Here's a story segment tonight gene turner achieved great success in Hollywood star in TV program northern exposure as you may know.
One of the few high profile actors who is conservative.
-- emissaries working in her home state of Texas doing a political talk show on KL I F.
In Dallas she joins us from Fort Worth right down the turnpike.
So what what do you wanna accomplish on this radio programs -- name.
Say where is reason because I feel -- in this country.
Reason does is it doesn't really exist anymore.
And that party division is sort of stagnating our country and I Harken back to George Washington's farewell address.
Where He He said -- the party system may destroy the country because people care more about the party.
And they will America and -- -- -- conservative but I really like to keep things reasonable self and that's what I try to keep guys can't comment on any discussion.
The issues of the day now you wrote a column in the Washington examiner about Hollywood and had a difficult time you have there when He was -- it.
In northern exposure.
-- a few quotes in the comment on.
I had to listen to left wing rants for years on sets dinners and rehearsals in the makeup chair and award ceremonies you leader -- So hostile but I was afraid to speak up.
-- so ridiculous I thought it was futile to reply but what you're pretty feisty.
Why would you be afraid to speak up.
Well you know that's not that's a really good question -- -- -- usually in -- makeup trailer and you don't have your learning lines you don't have a lot of time.
Done and that it was it was tricky because if you if you if you think -- have a lot of tolerance I think liberals have a real blind spot.
It's either -- way or the highway and that's pretty ironic to me when -- win win Hollywood is based on.
And freedoms create freedom to persuade who aren't they they want any constraints.
And yet they constrain anybody who disagrees with them and I think that that's very.
Did you -- did you fear that if you had debated some of the liberal actors on northern exposure and it will more than a few.
That you would be fired or that they wouldn't.
Do something to you to hurt your career.
-- -- -- you about it on northern exposure as much as maybe.
A little bit later I -- I had people actually I I did stand up when I was on your show before during McCain pay on I was on Friday night.
And that I was expressing my opinion -- an -- -- now the trailer and some effect means that.
Another actor I'm with you don't know how He can't tell you now.
Don't Ask Don't Tell I ignore -- and I mean.
And on Friday Night Lights which is -- tech all right so I know a lot of actors who say the same -- look this is my livelihood -- -- very few jobs.
Particularly at the higher levels in a fight T office Steven Spielberg.
Or one of these guys.
This guy and my -- to tell me to shut up but it seems that the left wing actors guys like gala ball wanted to say whatever they want and they work.
All the time but if you're conservative with that with the exception of Gary Sinise he's been able to do it.
But a lot of the other guys and -- -- society called the Lincoln society or the friends of -- I think that's what it is.
And Hollywood ever conservative actors I think they meet in underground.
Bomb shelters or something and it.
They giving directions at the last minute.
But the fear is -- out there that if you talk.
Conservative politics -- support conservatives that you won't work.
One is that's what Bonnie Wright I wrote this op Ed but sort of had I mean I've sat through so many awards ceremony is where where you know it's one attack after another -- -- -- Even at the recent when they're staying at talking about the Tea Party that can't.
According Freeman's on the Tea Party racist and you know what I W -- you know him.
We can't even -- they're back to Tea Party year's race and yeah.
No -- this -- I think what I've what I saw there was that He was very angry mr.
The treatment that -- Barack Obama is getting is a big Obama supporter but interestingly enough.
When the Obama people to -- the Hollywood last time try to raise a lot of money they have trouble.
They have trouble.
It wasn't like the first time around with the people were kicked in the doors and -- give the money now so little shrinkage sheer what's going on with that.
Well I I think that He thinks he's a bit aloof and he's sort of stuck in in this sort of neutral mode where he's not able to really accomplish anything not what the left wants not what the right wants not what country wants.
So they serve sort of stuck in this -- and in he's disappointed the far left.
And maybe maybe the people the senator and a little bit this letter writer getting more reasonable and say wait a minute this isn't the direction we want to go -- -- -- lit it minimizes.
And it's on that which is his highest paid actor -- and the highest paid actor went to the movies make.
So put into got a regurgitate.
On capitalism all the time and the sales socialism is a really great idea I think they really think that's great for the flyover states but not -- them.
Well guys like Matt Damon Ron Howard you know openly said look we'll pay more taxes and of course -- replies we'll go ahead.
You know LSI fans you know sell when He -- -- give the money to the government if you want.
Exactly but I you know strangely enough though.
Hasn't been a lot of the Hollywood people get behind Barack Obama this time around we wish you the very best shooting with a talk -- -- KL -- F radio in Dallas.
He's to be the home -- the radio factor when I was doing that -- we -- the station.
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