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Here's What Hollywood Thinks of Trump Voters: 'Rage,' 'Hate,' Fascism'



Guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC on Friday night, Samuel L. Jackson aired what was supposed to be a satirical ad for President Trump’s re-election, but instead of being funny–a comic’s main job– it was just a laundry list of Jackson’s many grievances against Trump and urged his supporters to seek medical help.

Ever the comedian, Jackson introduced the video, “The fact of the matter is, Donald Trump is dangerous for this country. In fact, his campaign ads even come with disclaimers now.”

 

 

The campaign ad, which sounded more like a medical ad warning of unwanted side effects, warned that voting for Trump may cause you to experience, “racism, sexism, nepotism, corruption, collusion, xenophobia, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, hypocrisy, delusion, gullibility, paranoia, fascism, greed, rage, hate, fear, and mullets.”

Mullets aside, voters were also warned of, “Voting for Donald Trump may cause you to catch coronavirus at a monster truck rally and die. If you experience pain or discomfort as a result of being tear gassed, beaten or shot by white supremacist vigilantes, STOP voting for Donald Trump immediately and seek medical attention. Disorientation and dizziness could be a sign you just drank bleach. Other possible side effects include destruction of the economy, the Constitution, the ecosystem, the idea of truth, the post office and basic human decency.”

If this list of horribles concerns you, “Before voting for Donald Trump, ask your doctor if you’re insane, because you probably are. This November, re-elect Donald J. Trump, because he alone can keep America great. I’m just kidding. He’s a [bleep] idiot.”

With that Jackson returned to the screen and proclaimed “Finally, something me and the Trump campaign agree on.” He might as well have pronounced the death of comedy, because apparently comedy in 2020 is reduced to calling Republicans evil and stupid, followed by a Jeb!-esque appeal to please laugh.

This segment was sponsored by Subaru.

Here is a transcript for the September 11 show:

ABC

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

10:40 PM ET

SAMUEL L. JACKSON: The fact of the matter is, Donald Trump is dangerous for this country. In fact his campaign ads even come with disclaimers now. 

BEGIN CLIP 

UNIDENTIFIED VOICEOVER: It’s time to vote for a proven leader. It’s team to usher in a new era of American pride. It’s time to reelect Donald J. Trump. Voting for Donald Trump may not be right for everyone. Common side effects include racism, sexism, nepotism, corruption, collusion, xenophobia, homophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, hypocrisy, delusion, gullibility, paranoia, fascism, greed, rage, hate, fear and mullets. Voting for Donald Trump may cause you to catch coronavirus at a monster truck rally and die. If you experience pain or discomfort as a result of being tear gassed, beaten or shot by white supremacist vigilantes, STOP voting for Donald Trump immediately and seek medical attention. Disorientation and dizziness could be a sign you just drank bleach. Other possible side effects include destruction of the economy, the Constitution, the ecosystem, the idea of truth, the post office and basic human decency. Before voting for Donald Trump, ask your doctor if you’re insane, because you probably are. This November, re-elect Donald J. Trump, because he alone can keep America great. I’m just kidding. He’s a [bleep] idiot.

END CLIP

JACKSON: Finally, something me and the Trump campaign agree on.



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