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February 25, 2006

George Clooney: Please Question My Patriotism

He wants to be called a traitor. I don't know if I would, but if it's what he wants...

Clooney, who has weathered attacks since opposing the 2003 Iraq invasion, said at one point that it was "frustrating" to be listed as a "traitor" on a set of playing cards, but he also accepted people's right to free speech.

He later admitted he relished the attacks.

"I think it's important to be on the right side of history," Clooney said.

"I want to be on that deck of cards. And I want to be able to say that they boycotted my films... I want to be able to say I was on the cover of a magazine called a 'traitor,"' he said.

"I'm proud of those because those were badges of honour for me because that was when you did it when it was hard to do," the actor and director said.

I'm just curious-- has anyone ever noticed that George Clooney is a not-very-talented television actor? What the hell is he doing in movies? How did this happen? Was there a vote? Why wasn't I invited?


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