Once upon a time politics were barred at the Oscars. While Hollywood has leaned to the political left since at least the 1950s, the statues are awarded to films and those involved in making them. Now, however, liberal hosts, presenters, and winners insist on sharing the same opinions everyone shares, but pitching it in anti-government language.

That wouldn’t be so bad, if these opinions were based on truth rather than alt facts. Perhaps they could practice what Warren Beatty preached before Faye Dunaway’s big goof. He suggested the goal of art and politics is to get to the truth.

His colleagues should take note.

Hollywood 'facts'

For example, Alessandro Bertolazzi won Best Makeup and Hairstyling for "Suicide Squad." He dedicated his Oscar tothe immigrants.” He is an immigrant. Believe it or not, the president has not outlawed immigration. Donald Trump says he is against illegal immigration. Trump says he is against allowing possible terrorists into the country.

Announcer Gael Garcia Bernal droned on about how artists build, not tear things apart before mentioning his category winner. “As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being I’m against any form of wall that wants to separate us.”

Migrant workers, like actors and film crews, generally have work permits, i.e.

documents, to work on location. It is very difficult for a Central American to enter Mexico legally. As for building, how many families and lives has porn torn apart? What are Islamic terrorists using videos to "build"?

Sexist, racist

It’s funny how Jimmy Kimmel would make a joke of the president’s alleged racism in Kimmel’s Oscar’s opening monologue.

The host’s career is built on lusting after busty women, beer guzzling and fart jokes. Kimmel co-hosted "The Man Show" on Comedy Central between 1999 and 2003 with Adam Carolla. Was the world that much different 15 years ago?

The show featured the “Juggy Dance Squad” featuring future WWE babes like Christy Hemme and Candace Michelle wearing next to nothing dancing or bouncing on trampolines.

One might argue Carolla and Kimmel were copying comic genius Benny Hill who used slapstick, burlesque-type entertainment and near nudity and sexual innuendo on his long-running show. The question is: Is it funny today or was it in 2000? Why should Kimmel be given a pass on his past?

Kimmel opened the show thanking Trump for drawing the attention from the racism accusations aimed at the Oscars last year. What is hilarious is Kimmel would raise racism after using a skit on basketball great Karl Malone to gain fame. Kimmel appeared in a recurring segment in blackface while wearing a bald cap and body suit. The impression implied Malone was stupid, spoke in an odd accent, and threw in a large amount of improper English.