#1 'Avengers' Director Whedon Goes On Anti-Capitalist Rant07-15-2012, 08:54 AM
What a shock!!! A Upper Westside neighborhood of Manhattan Libtard!!!
by John Nolte 14 Jul 2012
So says the guy probably worth somewhere around a gajillion dollars and who likely made somewhere around a thousand times more money from "Avengers" than anyone on the crew.
“We are watching capitalism destroy itself right now,” [Whedon] told the audience.
He added that America is “turning into Tsarist Russia” and that “we’re creating a country of serfs.”
Whedon was raised on the Upper Westside neighborhood of Manhattan in the 1970s, an area associated with left-leaning intellectuals. He said he was raised by people who thought socialism was a ''beautiful concept."
Socialism remains a taboo word in American politics, as Republicans congressmen raise the specter of the Cold War. They refer to many Obama administration initatives as socialist, and the same goes for most laws that advocate increasing spending on social welfare programs. They also refer to the President as a socialist, though this and many of their other claims misuse the term.
This evidently frustrates Whedon, who traces this development to Ronald Reagan[.]
We have people trying to create structures and preserve the structures that will help the middle and working class, and people calling them socialists,” Whedon said. “It’s not Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal […] it’s some people with some sense of dignity and people who have gone off the reservation.”
I wonder what this fools DU name is...May the FORCE be with you!
07-15-2012, 01:49 PM“We are watching capitalism destroy itself right now,” [Whedon] told the audience.The Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
07-15-2012, 10:00 PM
The thing that sucks about this is that I really enjoy this guy's work, and now I'm always going to be on my guard for gratuitous idiocy. Why can't Hollywood libtards just shut up and entertain?--Odysseus
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07-15-2012, 11:25 PM
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Shorter Whedon: "Capitalism sucks, now give me more money! Muahahahahahahaha!"
07-15-2012, 11:45 PM
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How weird! I stumbled across this tonight completely by accident. (I was actually looking for a video about parenting.) Sorry about Madcow's ugly mug, but I don't have any control over the preview image.
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