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Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Anti-Democrat docu has strong political agenda, violence.

Movie PG-13 2016 106 minutes
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age 13+

Based on 30 parent reviews

age 12+

Truth is stranger than fiction, for sure!

If you are looking for truth from an educational perspective, this is a must read. I have a question for Common Sense media as to why they have rated this so low. hmmmmmmmm...........
age 11+

The truth shall make you free

Facts are inconvenient things sometimes. When liberal critics do not dispute the facts but rather smear the messenger you know your onto something. Every young person needs the truth to be able to make their own decisions. These are facts they will never be taught in school. Great expose of some of the greatest Modern Cover ups of inconvenient truths in history.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (13 ):

As with all of D'Souza's films, if you share his opinions, you'll likely find this documentary convincing; if you don't, you'll probably end up yelling at the screen. And either way, his approach to "documentary" filmmaking is troubling; he relies on unsupported charges, purported quotes, and "expert" testimony that don't meet fundamental standards of authenticity. It's certainly true that among the ranks of Democrats who've served our country since the party was founded, there were bigots, segregationists, and thieves. Jackson has already been "outed" by many sources. But the same can be said of Republicans.

Misrepresentations, facts skewed to fit an inflammatory agenda, and cruel caricatures that malign American public figures are D'Souza's stock in trade. It's particularly problematic when he uses President Barack Obama's own voice and words out of context to validate one of the film's many accusations. D'Souza's depiction of an evil plan in which the Democrats would seize all power is divided into four parts: "plan, pitch, take, and deny." That plot could just as easily be applied to Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party. In this case, the "take" would be as in "take license" and the "deny" would be to refuse to include any point of view other than D'Souza's own very narrow and paranoid one.

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