Rick McGinnis writes in the January Interim about a pedophilia scandal in Hollywood. Properly speaking the real scandal is how little attention the scandal of child abuse in Hollywood receives. As McGinnis says:
More than any other business, Hollywood is a place where talent, youth and beauty are exploited, with a premium paid for all three. It’s also an industry that’s learned to shield itself from criticism by celebrating its venal and amoral customs with skilful self-parody, so that proud mea culpas from selfish sociopaths have somehow shifted the focus from actual predators and criminals thriving in the background.
Read the whole column.