Matt Damon is a movie star -- and a liberal. Photographer: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Matt Damon is a movie star -- and a liberal. Photographer: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

It is certainly true that an overwhelming majority of Hollywood actors are liberals. Do you take that into account when deciding which movies to watch?

Are there particular actors (or directors) who you avoid because of their off-screen politics?

Do you seek out movies with off-screen conservatives? Or do you not care about that kind of thing?

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(Jonathan Bernstein covers U.S. politics for Bloomberg View. He is co-editor of "The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012." Follow him onTwitter at @JBPlainblog.)

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