A major perk of celebrity status is having the opportunity to put one’s public platform to good use, and there are obviously an endless amount of social and political issues that need addressing.
Jennifer Garner, a true-blue Democrat who campaigned for Hillary Clinton last year and held a fundraiser for Barack Obama in 2008, is taking a unique approach: pushing a cause that would benefit the new administration’s political base.
The West Virginia native has long worked to bring assistance to poor, rural communities in desperate need of it. She has no plans to change that just because most of those communities went big for Trump in last year’s election. In fact, she sees an opportunity to hold the president accountable for the pledges he made to the country’s rural working class.
… “If he’s willing to help the poor kids who got him elected, then let’s do it. They certainly think he’s going to,” she said.
…Together, Garner and Shriver have urged Congress and state governments to fund reading and literacy programs that include all-day kindergarten. The organization has its own reading programs that it administers in schools and during in-home visits. —
What the Left is often to blind to realize, is that Left and Right often see the same problems. We just embrace different ways to SOLVE them.