From Vanity Fair last January:
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
Uh, sure …
The (former) First Daughter, who’s already had experience on TV sets, is reportedly coming to New York to work for the Oscar whisperer himself.
by HILLARY BUSIS
JANUARY 20, 2017 10:32 AM
… That would be 18-year-old Malia, who’s reportedly off to a new adventure: an internship for mega-producer Harvey Weinsten.
Page Six first reported Thursday night that the future Harvard undergrad—she’s taking a gap year before beginning college this fall—will begin work with Weinstein “sometime in the future.” The Hollywood Reporter followed with news that Malia “is expected to begin work in the New York office of The Weinstein Co. in February,” shortly after her family’s Palm Springs jaunt. …
Clearly, there’ll be a lot more for her to learn at the Weinstein Company: Harvey Weinstein is a notorious mover and shaker in Hollywood, a comeback kid whose producing prowess and reputation for waging fierce Oscar campaigns has inspired admiration, envy, and every other emotion on the spectrum.
Presumably Vanity Fair was also thinking of other emotions such as: Disgust, loathing, revulsion, horror, despair …
(His former assistant Leslye Headland, now a successful screenwriter and director in her own right, wrote a scathing 2008 play based in part on her experience working for Weinstein, called Assistance.)
You might think that the President would have heard about the true nature of his supporter Harvey Weinstein, but apparently he hadn’t …
As I wrote in VDARE in 2006:
Whether you`re a Pollyanna optimist or a paranoid pessimist, it`s still an oddly comforting assumption that somewhere, behind all the nonsensical propaganda, there is somebody smart who is secretly pulling the strings to achieve his goals, whatever they may be.
… The climaxes of both famous English mid-century dystopian novels, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984, are didactic dialogues in which omniscient and omnipotent Inner Circle representatives proudly explain to the idealistic main characters the sinister logic behind the regime’s disinformation. …
So—has America’s policy since 9/11 been dictated by benevolent Obi-wan Kenobis and Hari Seldons or by evil Mustapha Monds and O’Briens?
“Neither,” suggests Gregory Cochran, the physicist and geneticist, who correctly pointed out in 2002 that Saddam Hussein was too broke to have a nuclear bomb program. “There is no Inner Party in our government. They just don’t know what they are talking about.”