John Doyle: What the Oscars celebrate is what fuels Trump

The Academy Awards is an overlong, outrageously pompous, ritual awards ceremony celebrating the alleged best in a storytelling form that people care less and less about. There’s that. It’s been that way for years. And then there’s this year’s Academy Awards (Sunday, ABC, CTV, 8:30 p.m. ET), which is gluey with meaning and attendant connotation. … [Read more…]