Now, I’m a Middle American myself, at heart, and I’m lodging a complaint.
Consider: Here’s some Hollywood guy bitching about how Middle America and Rotten Tomatoes ruined a recent movie he directed:
“'People don’t realize what goes into making a movie like that,' Ratner continued before pointing out that Middle Americans are too stupid to make decisions about which films they like on their own and base their opinions solely on the Rotten Tomatoes score."
The “movie like that” he’s talking about got a 27% score on Rotten Tomatoes and still made $900 million on a $250 million investment. And, oh yeah, it’s named "Batman v Superman.” I’m asking, why would Batman want to fight Superman? Is he nuts? Deciding not to watch that movie sounds pretty smart to me.
Just remember, if you took the middle out of America all you’d have left is a couple of edges, sort of like what you cut off the bread when you’re making fancy sandwiches. And throw away.