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Trump goes after Spike Lee over Oscars speech

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The thing I don’t get about Spike Lee is that he’s always criticizing the White Hollywood establishment but then gets really angry when those people he despises don’t give him Academy Awards.

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Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost" any other president.

What? What has he done? Seems to me he is all talk

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Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost" any other president.

He has done nothing for African-Americans like most accomplishments he is claiming from the previous administration.

Another political stunt by Dump to distract the people. The same thing he did with kneeling in the NFL. By the way, Kaepernick and another player won their lawsuit against the NFL. It just shows how wrong Dump is on most social issues.

Will Dump call a national emergency for this too? Let's make a mountain out of mole hill. Or he can call for retribution like he did for SNL.

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Lee did not directly name Trump. He spoke about black history and his family history, saying his grandmother's mother was a slave, before stressing the presidential election next year.

Said Lee: "Let's all be on the right side of history. Make the moral choice between love versus hate."

Seems like Trump inferred that he was the side of "hate" all by himself, didn't even try to spin it that he could possibly on the "love" side!

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The thing I don’t get about Spike Lee is that he’s always criticizing the White Hollywood establishment but then gets really angry when those people he despises don’t give him Academy Awards.

Spike Lee didn't storm out of the auditorium (he came back later) because he lost an Academy Award - it's because what won was Green Book, a controversial film. The criticisms are valid, but it's still a good film that everyone can agree on. If ya don't know how it's controversial, the film is worth a watch.

Btw, he's far from the only one who has an issue with the film:

https://variety.com/2019/film/news/spike-lee-oscars-green-book-1203148178/

After presenter Julia Roberts announced “Green Book” as Best Picture, AP reporter Andrew Dalton was one of several journalists who noticed Lee wave his arms in anger before storming out of the theater. However, before he could leave, he was stopped at the doors and was forced to return to his seat once the speeches had stopped.*

Jordan Peele, the Oscar-winning writer-director behind last year’s “Get Out,” reportedly didn’t clap either, nor did other attendees nearby.

The backlash appears to be in response to controversy surrounding the film, which had been criticized for perpetuating what some saw as a “white savior” narrative approach to examining race relations. The film topped “BlacKkKlansman,” “Roma” and other critical favorites to win the night’s top prize. “Green Book” was also embroiled in controversy involving the family members of the late Don Shirley, whom the film was based on.*

Previously, Shirley’s nephew, Edwin Shirley III, and brother, Maurice Shirley openly criticized the film in an interview with Shadow And Act, calling its portrayal of Dr. Don Shirley a “Symphony of Lies” – a statement that film star Viggo Mortensen called “unjustified” and “unfair.”*

Spike Lee could had lost to any other film that's not Green Book, and he wouldn't had stormed out. It's the fact that it's Green Book that beat him, not because he lost the Best Picture award.

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Another political stunt by Dump to distract the people. The same thing he did with kneeling in the NFL. By the way, Kaepernick and another player won their lawsuit against the NFL. It just shows how wrong Dump is on most social issues.

Will Dump call a national emergency for this too? Let's make a mountain out of mole hill. Or he can call for retribution like he did for SNL.

Maybe it is a distraction!

Trump news: President faces new sexual misconduct lawsuit and attacks Spike Lee as ‘racist’

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-news-live-president-rages-115200141.html

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Trump news: President faces new sexual misconduct lawsuit and attacks Spike Lee as ‘racist’

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-news-live-president-rages-115200141.html

LOL! Thank you.

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." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost" any other president.

Yes, quite obvious by the makeup of his diverse cabinet members and admiration officials

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MaddenFeb. 26 02:42 pm JSTLee did not directly name Trump. He spoke about black history and his family history, saying his grandmother's mother was a slave, before stressing the presidential election next year.

Said Lee: "Let's all be on the right side of history. Make the moral choice between love versus hate."

Seems like Trump inferred that he was the side of "hate" all by himself, didn't even try to spin it that he could possibly on the "love" side!

Dumpster Douche is all red in the face! Spike doesn't have to say the Traitor's name. Donny Douchebag is full of hatred, he's crapped his diapers again because he IS a racist and everybody knows it. The very fact and nature of his immature motormouth response only SHOWS and HIGHLIGHTS that Benedict Donald is GUILTY and is a racist and a criminal. Kudos to Spike Lee for this masterpiece of understatement.

It's as clear as winter ice.

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