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Hollywood leftists proudly insert business-bashing, progressive propaganda even into films for little kids. In February, the vocal talents of Liam Neeson, Channing Tatum and Morgan Freeman will give life to The Lego Movie, an animated adventure based on the popular Danish toy.

But the villain of the piece, voiced by Will Ferrell, is “President Business” described as “an uptight CEO who wants the world to fit into his well organized plans” and “seeks to crush the free-form creativity expressed by rebel Master Builders.” Co-writer/director Phil Lord proudly describes his kiddie feature as a “gonzo, punk-rock anti-establishment kind of movie.”

Only a Hollywood sophisticate could sense a clear difference between the evil, greedy “President Business” and the presumably selfless corporate heads of Warner Brothers, the movie’s distributor, or the Lego Group, which earns yearly revenues above $3 billion.

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  1. Jayson Vein  •  Oct 30, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Well, they’ve got the schools. As soon as their done with this line of entertainment, progressives will launch a full fledge assault on Temple Run and Angry Birds, and all things mobile.

    When you play these games, there will be some sort of hidden liberal agenda. Maybe it’s already there.

  2. Ken Ammi  •  Feb 5, 2014 at 6:36 pm

    I know not what to make of it but…the main character is a regular Joe who, via a prophecy, is (mistakenly?) identified as the one to defeat President Business and save the world as he leads a team of superheroes. His name is “Emmet” which is a Jewish name for G-d which means “Truth.”

  3. What The Hell?  •  Feb 12, 2014 at 7:37 am

    Are you kidding?! IT’S A KIDS’ MOVIE! Not to mention that that formula has been used in movies for decades. Who’s pocket are you in that you have to bash a KIDS MOVIE? Where’s your article on Disney movies for their use of phallic symbolism and sexual innuendos? What about bashing Robocop or Final Recall? Their themes contained elements of “the corporate devil” too. If “the presumably selfless corporate heads of Warner Brothers, the movie’s distributor, or the Lego Group,” are okay with doing a movie like this where they poke fun and humor at big business, why the hell can’t you?

    I know! Let’s make a movie about evil radio show hosts who have topics that they are obviously way too old to discuss.

  4. Lesley  •  Mar 4, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    What? I took it as a conservative manifesto for kids! It’s against big government, dumbed down mass media and crony capitalism. At one point, Emmett realizes that Octan even makes all the voting machines.

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