Trump Goes on Bizarre Rant Against ‘Racist’ Hollywood: ‘Very Dangerous for Our Country’

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A question posed to President Donald Trump about social media censorship quickly spiraled into a freewheeling rant against “racist” Hollywood on the White House lawn Friday.

The president took questions from reporters on a range of topics before departing for a fundraiser in the Hamptons.

Asked about conservatives being banned on Twitter, Trump gave a similar answer to his recent comments on the matter.

“We’re looking at that right now,” he answered. “We have a lot of these companies coming in a little while, as you know.”

The president accused social media platforms of treating conservatives “very unfairly” before taking a dramatic shift in topic.

Watch the video below:

“Hollywood — I don’t call them the elites, I think the elites are people they go after in many cases,” he said. “But Hollywood is really terrible.”

The president accused Hollywood of being “racist” and “dangerous” for the country:

“You talk about ‘racist?’ Hollywood is racist. What they’re doing, with the kind of movies they’re putting out, it’s actually very dangerous for our country. What Hollywood is doing is a tremendous disservice to our country.”

But Trump then dramatically pivoted back to discussing alleged conservative bias on social media platforms.

“We have now, in a little while, all of the heads of the biggest companies coming in, and we’re going to talk to them,” he continued. “They treat conservatives, Republicans, totally different than they treat others and they can’t do that.”

While the president didn’t specify why he believes Hollywood is racist, it’s not the first time he’s hurled the accusation at film and television productions.

Trump called “Django Unchained,” Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 western film starring Jamie Foxx as a freed slave taking on slave owners as a bounty hunter, “the most racist movie” he had ever seen.

The president also once voiced his displeasure with the name of the ABC sitcom “Black-ish.”

“Can you imagine the furor of a show, ‘Whiteish!'” he wrote. “Racism at [the] highest level?”

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Screwtape
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Otis,

Yet Socialist icon Woodrow Wilson not only premiered it at the WH, but went on to segregrate government and the armed forces.

In breaking news, Hollywood has decided to postpone “The Hunt” where wealthy Leftist elite kidnap and hunt the “deplorables” who’ve spoken out. It’s the ultimate Antifa/Leftist fantasy.

General Confusion
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Otis, Otis, Otis. You seem a bit confused. “The most important thing about Django Unchained is that it’s a reaction against, or corrective of, movies like Birth of a Nation and Gone with the Wind. At every turn, it subverts or inverts the racist tropes that have defined Hollywood’s — and our culture’s — treatment of slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. The sympathetic, gentlemanly slaveowner? Inverted in the form of Leonardo DiCaprio’s venal, brutal, and sadistic Calvin Candie. The pliant, fearful slave? Inverted in the form of Jaime Foxx’s Django, a gifted and confident sharpshooter. The brave white vigilantes?… Read more »

Otis
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Did anyone see ‘Rosewood’ based on the actual, horrible events in Rosewood, FL? I doubt many people did. It was right up there with Django. Utter BS. For quite sometime, the epic silent film “Birth of a Nation”‘, directed by D.W.Griffith, was banned as it was based on the novel “The Klansman” and it was truly racist; a word I am sick of, but it fits. President Woodrow Wilson held a viewing of that movie in the White House and apparently said it was ‘oh so true.’ Anyone who gets their ‘facts’ from Hollyweird is really too stupid to vote,… Read more »

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