The notion that conservative political views can stunt one’s acting career in ultra-liberal Hollywood is occasionally derided as exaggeration at best, or conspiracy-mongering at worst. So it behooves us to point out the actual victims of this sort of McCarthyite blacklisting.

The latest person to provoke the wrath of Hollywood’s thought police – or at least to reveal the consequences of that wrath – is former “Everybody Loves Raymond” star Patricia Heaton. Heaton claims that she has been denied roles precisely – and explicitly – because she is “lumped together with conservatives,” according to PopEater.com.

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