Bozell & Graham Column: God Takes a Beating on Television

NewsBusters | 9/14/2019 | Staff
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It's a fallacy to suggest that in the news media, business trumps politics. CNN and MSNBC’s dismal ratings are in direct proportion to their deliberate decision to embrace far-left anti-Trumpism.

The same holds true for commercialized Hollywood, except in their case it’s not just anti-Trumpism that excites. The hatred is deeper. They are committed to levels of anti-Christian bigotry never before seen in their industry. There’s no discernible market demand for this bigotry, but it’s the mindset of the industry that believes Christianity must be insulted at every opportunity.

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Consider these examples in the past month alone:

1. On September 9, HBO began a new season of The Deuce, a series about the porn industry in the 1970s and 1980s. In one scene, a sleazy director starts coaching: “Now, Melissa, just talk to him a little bit. You know, like you're prayin'.” Melissa clumsily turns to a bungled version of The Lord’s Prayer during sex: “Oh, Father who is in heaven, forgive me for my sins...” Frankie makes a face, and says he just wants “Oh, God!” screams. The actress apologizes, saying “Oops, sorry. Lapsed Catholic.”

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2. HBO is also airing a new series called The Righteous Gemstones, about a family led by a mega-church preacher named Eli Gemstone. This Christian family lives to fight while launching obscenities. As they believe is typical in these kinds of families, the F-word was dropped 41 times and the Lord’s name was taken in vain another 28 times in the first hour of the first show on August 18. Eli’s eldest son Jesse, also a pastor -- well, he has another dilemma. He is being blackmailed after being caught on camera at a scandalous party featuring lots of cocaine and nudity. He was attending the "Prayer Power Convention. That’s what one does at prayer gatherings.

3. Hulu, the...
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