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February 12, 2018

Bill Murray: Say, Identity Politics Are Destroying Our Culture and Country, Huh? Oh and BTW, I Think The Tax Cuts Were a Great Idea

Watch Bill Murray Savage Identity Politics: 'Think About What Is Common To All Of Us'

Murray proceeded to talk about comedy writer Jim Downey, who's been called the "Karl Rove of SNL," and why that label is unfair.

"He's saying: 'No, I just think the way the Democrats handle things is poor where they try to pick out little pieces of a population," Murray said. "'We represent the Hispanics, we represent the LGBT or something.' And they're not speaking to everyone all at once. And it' almost demeaning to say, 'I'm choosing you because you're a splinter group, or a certain minority group.' There's almost a resentment that some how you're separated, again, by a politician."

"'You're my people," he said, imitating a Democratic politician. "'I'm in control of you, I represent you,' instead of thinking that each citizen has a right to be respected as a citizen first, under the laws of the country."

The actor went on to praise the Republican tax reform plan, saying that it's good for American businesses.

More quotes and video at the link.


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