It is upsetting when we hear people talk about wanting to kill the president when we don’t know who they are or if it is someone we do not like. However, when someone who people actually look up to or admire says it, it’s even more upsetting. Why is that? Perhaps it is the sense of betrayal we feel.
Johnny Depp has always been an inspirational and extremely talented man. However, neither of those traits excuse his blatant disrespect for President Donald Trump or our country. He “joked” about assassinating Trump while he spoke on stage at the Glastonbury Festival.
Conservative Fighters reports:
He introduced his 2004 film The Libertine alongside director Julien Temple, but then began talking about religion and President Trump after questions from the 1,500-strong audience.
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He said: “I think he needs help and there are a lot of wonderful dark, dark places he could go.
“It is just a question – I’m not insinuating anything.
When was the last time an actor assassinated a president? I want to qualify, I am not an actor. I lie for a living.
“However, it has been a while and maybe it is time.”
The Trump-hating liberal crowd went wild.
But, try as he did to “qualify” his remarks, Depp could be in big trouble.
As noted above, the statement could be construed as incitement, which could lead to a criminal investigation.
We’ve already seen with this month’s DC shooter how words have consequences. It was months of Democratic incitement against Republicans that resulted in that tragedy.
Could Depp’s words cause yet another unhinged liberal to actually try to kill the president?
If a Conservative ever spoke out against Obama like that, the liberals would have been in a rage, so why is this considered okay?
Not to mention, he just alienated half of his fans in this country.
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