Every time a conservative bemoans Hollywood’s liberal groupthink a few exceptions jump to mind.
What about Tim Allen? Bruce Willis? Kelsey Grammer? Oscar-winner Jon Voight? Yes, all four lean to the Right, but Voight’s name matters most of all.
The 83-year-old legend may be the most vocal of any Tinsel Town conservative, and his body of work is comparable to many screen icons, past or present.
But how did Voight rise to the top of not just Hollywood, but the industry’s microscopic community of right-leaning talent?
Voight started his show business career in– where else?–New York City. The future star studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. He honed his craft under the tutelage of Sanford Meisner, who also worked with Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck and