Streep’s Golden Globes Speech Gets Political; President-elect Trump Reacts

The Harbinger

By Sabine Joseph

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards took place on Sunday, Jan. 8, and prompted days of discussion in the media. Actress Meryl Streep was presented with the Cecile B. DeMille Award for her contributions to the entertainment industry. She turned her acceptance speech into a platform in which she expressed her feelings on Trump.

Streep used her influence as a revered actress to deliver a message about what the victory of President-elect Donald Trump means for American society. Trump’s actions during his presidential campaign impacted Streep, specifically the instance in which Trump mocked a disabled reporter.

“It kind of broke my heart when I saw it and I still can’t get it out my head,” she said about Trump’s behavior.

His impression of disabled New York Times reporter Serge F. Kovaleski at a rally in South Carolina is an instance often cited by his opponents. Trump has…

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