Bill Murray Lauds Tax Cuts

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

Noting “a high tide raises all boats,” Bill Murray lauds Republican tax reform and deregulation.

Watch this video in which Bill Murray lauds Republicans.

He likes tax cuts. He likes deregulation. And he does not like identity politics that divide the country. While Bill Murray is cautious in his optimism and hope, and worries about taking things too far, he is far more open-minded and even-handed then most of his Hollywood peers.

The Daily Mail reports, “Bill Murray praises Republican tax cuts as he attacks divisive politics and blames Democrats for making it WORSE by trying to appeal to minorities instead of everyone.

Bill Murray is rarely one to keep quiet about his opinions.

And in a recent sit down with CNBC’s Squawk Box, the actor warned that political discourse had degenerated into a ‘Clash of Clans everyday, first thing in the morning.’

‘People are going to war about so much,’ he warned.

He added that Democrats could often create division by striving to represent certain groups or minorities, rather than simply saying they represented Americans.

‘My friend who’s a great comedy writer, Jim Downey, he’s accused of being a right-wing comedy writer, if there is such a thing,’ Murray said. ‘He says, ‘No, I just think the way the Democrats handle things is poor, where they try to pick out little pieces of a population, oh well we represent the Hispanics, we represent the LGBT or something.’

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‘How can Kristen Wiig make everyone laugh?’ he asked. ‘She’s not thinking about being political, she’s thinking about what resonates and what is common to all of us.

‘I think that’s harder and harder to do because people are trying to win their point of view …

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‘The change in the tax law is a great thing for the corporations, it’s a fantastic thing,’ he said.

‘I don’t pretend to understand what that will mean in the future in terms of the economy or what the budget will have to do to take care of what people call entitlements,’ he said.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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