Tag Archive | Eugene Allen

Why I Hated Lee Daniels’ The Butler

But then I found out just how much of it was fiction, a political stage to vent misplaced rage, and how cynical a manipulation is Hollywood in its use of “history” to reinforce its arrogant condescension. The true in the “true story” is that there was a man who worked as a butler in the White House, but that is about as far as it went. The rest of this is spoiler, so be forewarned.