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Stacey Dash and Eva Longoria open up the empty heart of US politics

by | 19th, October 2012

STACEY Dash (Clueless, The Cosby Show  (2 episodes) and Single Ladies) says we should vote for Mitt Romney.

Eva Longoria ( Desperate Housewives, Arthur Christmas and Beverly Hills 90210 (1 episode)) says we should vote for Barack Obama.

Both women get slammed for their views. But it’s not their fault. It’s politics. Stripped of direction and purpose it’s obsessed with personal image and style.

Mitt and Barry are supposed to be world statesmen but such is the reduced state of public debate that they sidle up to telly stars to show us  about their essential selves. The gossip about what TV shows they like and bread they eat is given equal weight to their economic views and fiscal policy.

The effect is to replace diplomats of principle with lightweight celebrities.

If you want to see how debased politics has become take a look at the list of UN Goodwill

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