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Does Donald Trump think the Oscars revile America?

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(Read caption) Donald Trump, seen in this September 2012 file photo, appeared on Fox News Monday.

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Does Donald Trump think the Academy Awards hates America? “Fox & Friends” host Steve Doocy asked the famous real estate mogul/reality-show host that question flat-out on Monday.

First, Mr. Doocy went through a buildup in which he asserted that both “Argo,” a movie about US diplomats escaping from Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis, and “Zero Dark Thirty,” a film about the US hunt for Osama bin Laden, got more love from the Golden Globes than from the Academy Awards. The directors of both these movies were nominated for Golden Globes, he pointed out. (That would be Ben Affleck for “Argo” and Kathryn Bigelow for “Zero Dark Thirty.” Mr. Affleck won.) Yet neither got a nod in that category from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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