Politics speak at numerous volumes on Oscar night

America has been divided for months by brutal political tactics and outspoken animus. But on Sunday, as it stepped onto its biggest stage, the entertainment industry took another approach in its war against President Trump.

It decided to show rather than tell.

The verbal ripostes at the Academy Awards were less pointed than might have been expected after a campaign season marked by lopsided Hollywood support of Trump’s opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, and angry objections to Trump’s early presidential moves by the liberals who dominate the community.

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