Twelve days before Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Meryl Streep gave what would have been the best political speech of the White House race cycle, except it was delivered exactly two months after Trump was elected, as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. “There was one performance this year that stunned me, sank its hooks in my heart. Not because it was good; there was nothing good about it. But it was effective, and it did its job, it made its intended audience laugh, and show their teeth. It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter – someone he outranked in privilege, power and the capacity to fight back,” Streep said, quietly. “I’ve lost my voice in screaming and lamentation this weekend,” she explained. Related Story Golden Globes: The Complete Winners List With 12 days to go before the Trumpocalypse, the Golden Globes show was thick with digs at the incoming administration. Hugh Laurie, who plays an evil, wealthy businessman/arms dealer in AMC’s The Night Manager, accepted his trophy “on behalf of psychopathic… Read full this story
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