Janeane Garofalo: "24" Was Ploy To "Frighten" Public Of A Hillary Presidency
Daily Caller reports: In an appearance on the January 3 episode of the ‚ÄúGoing Off Track‚ÄĚ podcast, "24" actress Janeane Garofalo said show creator and executive producer Joel Surnow picked certain cast members to make liberals ‚ÄĒ particularly Hillary Clinton ‚ÄĒ look bad.
‚ÄúThat was actually a joke I think Joel Surnow was trying to plant,‚ÄĚ Garofalo said. ‚ÄúHe hated my politics and Air America. He‚Äôs a real right-winger. He actually worked with the Republican Party producing propaganda campaigns with them.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúActually, Rush Limbaugh and Lynne Cheney would visit the set and stuff like that,‚ÄĚ she continued. ‚ÄúBut he wanted to make me look like a weak ‚Äėliberal‚Äô on the show. My character got yelled at a number of times by [series protagonist] Jack [Bauer]. Then it got sidetracked by the writers‚Äô strike. He didn‚Äôt get to play out the whole thing he had in mind for my character, because there was a writers‚Äô strike. ‚Ä¶ Joel Surnow I think wanted to humiliate me.‚ÄĚ
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(h/t Jeff Poor/Daily Caller)