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Hollywood could take cues from sports

It was a throwaway thought Tommy Heinsohn shared in a rambling, late-night conversation many years ago, but it often comes to mind here, as it did again Sunday night watching Hollywood heavyweights predictably turn the Oscar ceremonies into a political bully pulpit.

That’s not to suggest their opinions should matter less than anyone else’s. It’s just that they shouldn’t matter more.

Yet so often their voices are heard above others because there’s something in us that wants

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