Saturday 27 February 2016

Whoopi Goldberg - She's Leaving Home Bye Bye.............from Daniel Thomas

When actress, comedienne and television host, Whoopi Goldberg, informed the world of her intention to leave the USA should Donald Trump become President she joined a long line of multi-millionaire celebrities who have made similar threats in the past.

In all these cases 'threat' is the operative word because it gives the impression that the user is taking a principled stand and this in turn can have a short term positive impact on their image. In reality threatening is the easy part, it's following through by packing their bags, going to the airport then getting on a plane and actually leaving the country that will ultimately define their long term image.

Wealthy celebrities threatening to leave the very country that gave them the opportunity to build personal fortunes, which most of their compatriots can only dream about, displays a level of loathing for America and ingratitude that is more than shameful, it's hypocrisy writ large.

Read the article here

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