The hot fashion accessory [at Sunday’s Oscar ceremony] was apparently orange ribbons and bracelets in solidarity with terrorist suspects in Guantanamo:Out on the red carpet, Paul Haggis (the director whose “Crash” won Best Picture in 2006) said he didn’t know what accounts for all these deeply dark, brooding, troubled films. But isn’t it obvious, he asked, flashing an orange ribbon on his lapel. Orange, why orange? “It’s Guantanamo,” his Max Azria-clad wife, Deborah, said, showing off her orange bracelet, which read: “Silence + torture = complicity.” Suddenly, we noticed — orange ribbons and bracelets everywhere.
You’d have to guess there weren’t too many “24″ fans in that gathering.
Strange, I somehow doubt that anyone there was wearing a flag pin, or maybe a yellow ribbon, to show their solidarity with our troops, or, I don't know, America. Why would they side with the United States when they can line up with
After all, we're the Great Satan, the oppressive ones in their eyes. They're the ones shrieking about being censored -- into microphones beaming their messages into televisions with millions of people watching. They're the oppressed ones, who are "afraid" to speak out. So of course they side with terrorists, instead of the Evil Empire of the United States of America!
I've said it before, and I'll say it again. If that's how they feel, there's nothing keeping them here. They can all pull a Johnny Depp and live happily ever after in France. It's not like they've been giving us anything we'll miss.
Hat Tip: Liberty Film Festival
UPDATE: Atlas Shrugs has photographic evidence.