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For years, Hollywood has portrayed business in a negative light, for the most part. Even movies with a more positive outlook, such as the ode to subprime lending “It’s a Wonderful Life,” usually make other businessmen the villains. One of the few films I can think of that makes a regulator the enemy is “Ghostbusters” and some people object to that.You might wonder why. Some people blame the continuing influence of the CPUSA. Maybe it’s nothing personal. But maybe it’s because show business really is rotten. Think about it. Show business doesn’t operate like a normal business. Even the mob is more rational. The closest corollary I can come up with is the slave trade.But remember, Hollywood, when you point a finger at businesspeople, there are three pointing back at you.  

Ted Craig

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