Michael van der Galien

Conservatives Pressure ‘Law & Order’ Advertisers

Posted on December 17 2009 5:06 am
Michael van der Galien was born in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden in 1984. For as long as he can remember, he has been obsessed with the United States. When he was 17 years old, he started blogging - of course about America. His articles have been published at Big Hollywood, Pajamas Media, Hot Air (the GreenRoom) and Right Across The Atlantic. He's also an editor for the Dutch conservative blog, De Dagelijkse Standaard.
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This week’s episode of the original Law & Order had some material that I found more offensive than a little name calling. The show which was a riff on the Big Government expose of ACORN. First the police use an unlawful search and seizure against a “conservative” guy because he doesn’t bow to their demands to be questioned. Later in the episode, every time Detective Lupo, played by Jeremy Sisto, asks him a question he mocks his political beliefs by pretending he is talking to “the government” on his cell phone. There is also a mocking reference to the “Tea Parties last summer.” When the “conservative’s” friends show up to protest his wrongful arrest they are depicted as a group of gun toting, flannel shirt wearing, poorly educated, rednecks. Yep, that’s me alright.

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