The obligatory “Scarlett Johansson parts ways with Oxfam over her support for Israeli company” post « Hot Air: "What’s the killer news angle here that’s made this a global story? Is it the novelty of a celebrity refusing to budge under pressure in opposing a bit of left-wing orthodoxy? Is it the drama of Israeli/Palestinian politics intersecting with A-list Hollywood? Or is it the simple impulse among “world” section news editors to brighten up the dreary usual fare with pics of Scarlett?
I don’t know much but I do know that when a major movie sex symbol stands up for Israel, it’s capital-b Blogworthy. Coming soon, hopefully: Angeliina Jolie stands up for the Second Amendment."
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