I am a mild fan of Will Smith’s. Over the years, he has starred in some movies that I have watched. I enjoyed, mostly, in his action movies such as the MIB trilogy, “I’ Robot”, and “Independence Day”. He also has slipped up in a couple of movies. He bombed in “The Wild, Wild West” and “After Earth”.
But Smith’s biggest flop this week was not in a newly released film. It happened at a press conference in Dubai for his latest film “The Suicide Squad”. Instead of staying on topic ,which was his film, he decided to voice his opinion about the GOP nominee Donald Trump. In all the statements he made, one stands out clearer than the rest:
“As painful as it is to hear Donald Trump talk and as embarrassing as it is as an American to hear him talk, I think it’s good,” the 47-year-old said. “We get to know who people are and now we get to cleanse it out of our country.”
Cleanse them out of our country? Can we look at history to see how “cleansing” has worked out? The Nazi party attempted to cleanse Germany and Europe of Jews during WWII. They were stopped at 6 million by the Allies. The Japanese across the Pacific, attempted to cleanse all Chinese out of China. Saddam Hussein , using poisonous gas, attempted to cleanse Iraq of all Kurds during the Iran-Iraq war. In the nineties, the US became involved in Kosovo due to the attempt of the Serbs to cleanse Yugoslavia of Bosnian people.
World history is full of examples on cleansing. It usually starts when one group is identified as “undesirable”. From there propaganda is formulated to stir the masses into action. Then the action is taken and the world is left horrified.
I find the parallels between this incident and one earlier in week. In the latter, Donald Trump made the statement that:
“Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.”
His statement was ambiguous at best, poorly timed at the least. Only the libtard media could construe that Trump as making a threat against HRC. And that is what they did for 24 hours a day, all week. We know that Hillary wants to destroy the 2nd Amendment, she has made this the cornerstone of her campaign. We also know that people who support the 2nd Amendment use the ballot box and not the cartridge box. But that hasn’t stopped the LSM (Lame Stream Media) from making a mountain out of a molehill. The same can’t be said about Will Smith’s comment. Except for a few conservative news sites, this comment has gone unnoticed.
Rhetoric such as Smith’s can inflame and motivate low mentality people into violent confrontations with Trump supporters. It can literally paint a bull’s-eye on their backs. Recently, in Northern New Jersey, a Trump supporter was attacked and beaten with a crowbar because he was wearing a pro-Trump shirt.
If the media had any integrity, if the DNC had any civility, the Smith’s comment would have been challenged and there would be calls for him to apologize. I won’t hold my breath waiting for libtards to do something positive about this. Blue is not a good color for me.Tags: Donald Trump