If you paid attention to the ludicrous rhetoric spewing from Hollywood stars, you might think people in middle America don’t actually go to movie theaters or spend money on popcorn.

The latest is from Christian Bale, who won the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture for his portrayal of former Vice President Dick Cheney in “Vice.” When he accepted the award, he was full of gratitude for the opportunities this nation has afforded the Welsh-born actor spite and venom.

“Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration on how to play this role,” he said.

Then he thanked the director, Adam McKay, he said that McKay “…said, I’ve got to find somebody who can be absolutely charisma free and reviled by everybody and so it’s got to be Bale in it. I’ll be cornering the market on charisma free a—-. What do you think, Mitch McConnell next?”

Well, that’s classy.  Christian Toto, editor of HollywoodInToto.com described Vice as “cartoonishly biased” and “a simplistic screed.”  In an interview with NBC News, he said that, “Bale’s speech is icing on the cake. These award shows are not even meant to entertain anymore, they seem to be meant to scold and lecture.”

Yes, yes, yes.

And I, for one, am not willing to spend $15 on a ticket for jerks like Bale to lecture me on politics.  Especially when their own moral compasses are suspect.  When Liz Cheney heard Bale’s rude comments, she fired off this tweet:

It just goes to show that Hollywood does not understand middle America and does not want to understand us.  They simply want to use us as punchlines, to get easy access to awards, and to score points with their fellow libs.

Count me out.

But, as least Bale is honest about the inspiration for Hollywood spite.

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Hat Tip: NBC News

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Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.