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‘Last Ounce of Courage’ Trailer Takes Jingoistic Message to Maudlin Heights

Angry baby boomer mayor Bob Revere (Really. His son's name is Christian Revere. Think about it and see if you can grasp the complex symbolism) rides flag-festooned motorcycle to bring "freedom" back to his town. Runs afoul of a scary Eric Holder stand-in intent on stopping him from bringing back that old time religion to city government. Cameo from Bill O'Reilly. Approved by Chuck Norris. Sing along with me: THIS IS FREEDOM...THIS IS FREEEEDOOOOMMMMMM...THIS IS FREEEEEEEEEEEEDOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMM...
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‘Tis the Season (for Election Season Propaganda)

With election season in full swing it looks like the perfect time for some heavy-handed and poorly executed right-wing propaganda extolling the virtues of religious freedom. (You know, as long as you pick the right religion.) Last Ounce of Courage is the story of a Harley-riding small town mayor named Bob Revere (Revere! Get it? Get it?) standing up for the rights of a horrifically "persecuted" majority religion. Watching the trailer leaves me with a couple of questions: First, how stupid do the producers think the public is that it won't see Last Ounce of Courage for the ham-fisted propaganda it really is? Second, in this day and age of Koch brothers super money could they not even get enough funding for Kirk Cameron?
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