Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence says she will take a year off to help “fix our democracy,” but her claim that her political activism will be nonpartisan is being greeted with some skepticism.
Lawrence told TV’s “Entertainment Tonight” last week that she will take a sabbatical from acting to work with Represent.US., a self-proclaimed bipartisan, grass-roots organization dedicated to combating corruption in government.
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“It doesn’t have anything to do with partisan [politics]. It’s just anti-corruption and stuff, trying to pass state-by-state laws that can help prevent corruption, fix our democracy,” said Lawrence, an Oscar winner who is the highest-paid actress in the world, according to the Internet Movie Database.
Some conservative commentators have questioned Lawrence’s commitment to nonpartisanship in light of her prior political activity.
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“Of course not!” talk radio titan Rush Limbaugh scoffed on his nationally syndicated program. “It’s got nothing to do with partisan politics, and besides that, you conservatives suck!”
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Zachary Leeman, an editor for talk show host Laura Ingraham’s LifeZette.com website, wrote at the spinoff PopZette.com: “If you were worried about democracy in this country, you can now rest easy—Jennifer Lawrence is on the case.”
Lawrence, 27, made clear her opposition to Donald Trump during an interview...
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