Hollywood: A synonym for sex, fame, and power in a "shallow way"?
Conservatives are not happy with Wikipedia. Apparently they believe the liberal bias in the media extends to media created by... uh... everyone? So in November 2006 they created Conservapedia, an online encyclopedia with "educational, clean, and concise entries." This is how it defines Hollywood: "a neighborhood located in the city of Los Angeles, California. As a lexical entry, it refers to the movie studios once located in the district, and more generally, to the motion picture business. It is a synonym encompassing all the definitions of 'glamour', 'beauty', 'fame', 'sex', and 'power' in a shallow way."
What?! I always thought it was a synonym for those things in a deep way. Like, how Paris Hilton wants to build halfway houses now that she has seen how awful prison is.
In case you're wondering what the "liberally biased" Wikipedia had to say about Hollywood, their entry includes such prejudiced information as the population, the boundaries of the neighborhood, and the median household income.
There's no mention of depth -- or sex and fame -- at all. Shockingly lefty.
The site acknowledges that it doesn't claim to be unbiased like Wikipedia. For more fun comparative encyclopedia reading, check out what they say about homosexuality, "an immoral sexual lifestyle between members of the same sex."
The marijuana entry shocked me, as it ends with this very positive tidbit: "The substance however has been found to promote good heart health, as well as proving to be a type of defense against some cancers." Pretty liberal information, actually.
The entry on "Condoms" has been "deleted and protected to prevent re-creation." Planned Parenthood, as cited in the abstinence entry, "profits from teenage sexual activity." And apparently the majority of believers in evolutionsince World War II have been atheists. Very interesting stuff.
But by far the best thing on the page that I've found is the entry on our current president. According to the self-proclaimed "Trustworthy Encyclopedia," "though the liberal media continues to disparage Bush's handling of the economy, they often neglect to report the many aspects of the economy that Bush has improved. For example, during his term Exxon Mobil has posted the largest profit of any company in a single year, and executive salaries have greatly increased as well." Yeah, what an accomplishment.