Sometime last year I made a commitment to only read pieces and articles that did not feature any mention of Donald Trump. I was sick of any coverage, good, bad, and wanted to take a break. It proved more difficult than anticipated, as writers were sticking the man in everything from lasagna recipes to box office reports. After about a month, I gave up. I just clicked on less features.
But now we’re having full blown movies that reference the president. It makes reading reviews of The Post very problematic. I hope this stops, but I fear it’s only going to increase, Hollywood making very clear where the industry stands in terms of politics. Which is fine. I just would like to spend two hours lost in stories that don’t reference contemporary American politics, because I already get that in my cereal.