Eastwood, a libertarian, has refused to discuss his views of either candidate, that is until conducting the following interview for Esquire magazine.
Via toprightnews: In an interview with Esquire magazine, Eastwood took a blowtorch to political correctness, and the what he dubs the “pussy generation.”
Clint praised Donald Trump for taking that on:
“He’s onto something, because secretly everybody’s getting tired of political correctness, kissing up. That’s the kiss-ass generation we’re in right now. We’re really in a pussy generation. Everybody’s walking on eggshells. We see people accusing people of being racist and all kinds of stuff.
When I grew up, those things weren’t called racist.
And then when I did Gran Torino, even my associate said, “This is a really good script, but it’s politically incorrect.” And I said, “Good. Let me read it tonight.”
The next morning, I came in and I threw it on his desk and I said, We’re starting this immediately.”
The shocked (liberal) Esquire reporter asked him to “clarify” what he meant by “pussy generation” — expecting Clint to walk it back. Instead he doubled down…
“All these people that say, “Oh, you can’t do that, and you can’t do this, and you can’t say that.”
What Trump is onto is he’s just saying what’s on his mind. And sometimes it’s not so good. And sometimes it’s … I mean, I can understand where he’s coming from, but I don’t always agree with it.”
The reporter reminded Eastwood that Trump questioned the Mexican heritage of a liberal judge biased against him, and Clint agreed that Donald may have “said a lot of dumb things.” but…
He’s said a lot of dumb things. So have all of them. Both sides. But everybody—the press and everybody’s going, “Oh, well, that’s racist,” and they’re making a big hoodoo out of it.
Just f**king get over it. Sheesh. It’s a sad time in history.”
Then the reporter asked about Hillary, and Clint unleashed a brutal comment that most of America has to agree with:
“What about her? I mean, it’s a tough voice to listen to for four years. It could be a tough one. If she’s just gonna follow what we’ve been doing, then I wouldn’t be for her.”
AMEN to that! I would rather listen to the Wicked Witch of the West than Hillary.
Asked if he would vote for “The Donald,” Eastwood said, “I’d have to go for Trump … you know, ’cause she’s declared that she’s gonna follow in Obama’s footsteps. There’s been just too much funny business on both sides of the aisle. She’s made a lot of dough out of being a politician. I gave up dough to be a politician. I’m sure that Ronald Reagan gave up dough to be a politician.”