During Meryl Streep’s long-winded speech attack on Donald Trump and his supporters during the Golden Globes, she talked about the diversity of Hollywood and how it is “crawling with outsiders and foreigners.” Then, she proceeded to list the birthplaces of some of her esteemed colleagues. Streep was very specific in mentioning the countries they each were from except for one: “Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem.”

Was leaving Israel off a harmless omission or was it intentional? Many believe it was on purpose, including Portman’s agent, who when asked by the Washington Free Beacon if Portman was born in Israel, gave an emphatic answer.

As the Beacon noted:

Chris Andrews, Portman’s representative at the Creative Artists Agency (CAA), gave the Washington Free Beacon an emphatic “YES” when asked whether Portman was born in Israel in a stinging rebuke to Julia Child impersonator Meryl Streep’s anti-Israel speech at the Golden Globes.

The Beacon also explained how intentional the anti-Israel Left is in its tactics:

Severing Jerusalem from Israel is a tactic of anti-Zionists who advocate for a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital. The Obama administration stripped “Israel” from the dateline Jerusalem in an official communication from the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres last fall.

Apparently, Streep only likes a certain kind of Hollywood “outsider.” After all, liberal tolerance is defined in the moment and is always subject to change.

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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.

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