Jon Voight sounds like a mix of white privilege and racism.
Actor Jon Voight claimed that racism was “solved long ago” as he tore into critics of President Trump.
In a video he posted to Twitter, Jon Voight defended President Trump, who insists he is not “a racist, but a man who loves his country.”
“My fellow Americans, too many are angered at the words of racism,” Voight said Sunday in a video titled “Jon Voight’s Message for America.”
Jon Voight’s message for America. pic.twitter.com/xCTOpLPDA4
— Jon Voight (@jonvoight) August 4, 2019
“This has been a big issue for the black community since the Civil War…”
“…but this has been solved long ago by our forefathers for peace and love,” he said.
He went on to say, “It seems that the angered left and angered minorities want to hold President Trump accountable for past lives. You see, we have been gifted with truth and, as I see it, anger is among the old chains that were binding to the people of slavery, old wounds that still seem fresh.”
The Trump supporter then invoked the Holocaust.
“Let me talk about old wounds: the Holocaust. That, my friends, are wounds that live among the Jewish and non-Jewish that lost lives,” he said. “But this is not about color, race, religion. This is the United States of America, a nation built on trust and liberty.”
Above all, Voight’s comments were hinted towards the mass shootings over the weekend, which Trump referred to as “domestic terrorism.”
In the talks of killings, some have criticized Trump’s incendiary language about immigrants.
But is it a surprise? No.
According to Page Six, The suspected gunman who slaughtered 22 people in El Paso, Texas, is believed to have posted an anti-immigrant manifesto on the website 8chan, authorities said.
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