HBO's Palin Biopic Made by Hollywood Dem Donors

February 22, 2012

The Hollywood big wigs behind HBO’s upcoming Sarah Palin biopic are prominent donors to the Democratic Party—and some have gone on the record to publicly express their dislike for Palin.

The film, which purports to document Palin’s downfall, was produced by Tom Hanks, who "has donated well over $100,000 to various Democratic candidates and causes including Dianne Feinstein, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Bob Graham, Al Gore, Patrick Kennedy, John F. Kerry, Henry Waxman, Al Franken, Barbara Boxer, Chuck Schumer, Maria Cantwell, and of course—Barack Obama," according to Big Hollywood.

In addition, director Jay Roach gave $2,300 to Barack Obama, among others, in 2008, and screenwriter Danny Strong donated $2,500 to Obama’s Victory Fund. Actress Julianne Moore, who portrays Palin, also donated to Obama in 2008 and has criticized Palin as unqualified to be Vice President.

Big Hollywood reports on the Palin hit job:

I spoke with Jason Recher, an advisor to the McCain campaign and trip director for Governor Palin, the man who spent nearly every waking moment with Palin throughout the entire campaign. Recher told me in no uncertain terms that Palin’s "breakdown," which is the  dramatic center of the trailer, simply did not happen. He also added that the trailer as a whole "doesn’t reflect anything I recall."

The trailer also wants us to believe that a self-made woman who became the governor of Alaska, who delivered this speech, who more than held her own in a debate with Vice President Joe Biden, and not only survived an unprecedented email fisk but came out of it (and how many politicians could say this?) with an enhanced reputation, is some sort of moron.

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