Samuel L. Jackson Echoes Morgan Freeman, Says Tea Party Racism Is Obvious

Tina Korbe, Hot Air, October 4, 2011

No matter how poorly the economy performs, no matter how many scandals surround the administration, no matter how weakly the president’s jobs plan is received by legislators and the public, Samuel L. Jackson can see no reason why the Tea Party might oppose Barack Obama’s reelection other than race. From an interview with New York Magazine:

While we were on the subject, we asked Jackson if he agreed with fellow thespian Morgan Freeman, who caused something of a ruckus recently after he claimed that the tea party is racist. “It’s pretty obvious what they are,” Jackson told us. “The division of the country is not about the government having too much power. I think everything right now is geared toward getting that guy out of office, whatever that means,” he said, echoing Freeman. “It’s not politics. It is not economics. It all boils down to pretty much to race. It is a shame.”

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Also in the Jackson interview, the actor said he wasn’t surprised to learn of the Perry hunting camp scandal. “I grew up in the segregated South; nothing surprised me. That’s not surprising at all.” Jackson even suggested the scandal might help Perry score points in some quarters. {snip}

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  • Anonymous

    When does actors (fantasy creators) become spokesmen for this country? What a waste of space. These two blacks are side kicks for Maxine Waters et company. TEA (Tax Enough Already) Party = cut spending and reduce taxes = bad news for blacks = less white handouts = increased hollering from blacks.

  • Question Diversity

    http://goo.gl/Ht7aZ

    Related news on Rickroller’s ranch.

    Jackson is right when he says this whole non-scandal could “help Perry score points in some quarters.” NOT Because white people necessarily approve of a ranch once being named N****rhead, but because they’re reacting to leftist and media treachery and race pandering.

  • Anonymous

    Apparently Freeman and Jackson believe that its ok to vote in a black because of race, but not ok to vote him out for poor performance.

  • Anonymous

    Factually it is blacks who vote 90-95% for blacks, and whites are far less caring about color.

  • Anonymous

    So Samuel, are you ready to star in Tea Party on a Plane ?

    I’m sure some Hollywood hack is willing to provide a script.

  • Hirsch

    Enough of this. Celebrities should either hold their two cents to themselves, or forfeit their millions. Unless you want the windbags on Capital Hill descending to give you advice on method acting, stay out of politics.

    And besides, no matter how you celebrities end up debasing and embarrassing yourselves with your comments, you’ll never top the grandmother of them all, Jane Fonda. Not even blowhard Sean Penn can do that.

  • Tom S.

    Why anyone cares what these racist AA actors have to say on anything is beyond me. I happen to think that those that attended the million “man” march, the CBC and the NAACP are racists, do you think these two clowns worry about that? Check out the homes of these idiots – two more “proud black men” that talk the talk but live in mansions in “racisss” White neighborhoods far away from the hood.

  • Anonymous

    So what will you say, Samuel, if Cain is the Republican candidate, and the Tea Partiers vote for him, but you don’t?

    It doesn’t take a Tea Party for individuals to vote out Obama.

    And by the way, why is it that black people aren’t against taxation? Could it possibly be that blacks don’t pay taxes for the most part, but receive the government payouts funded by those taxes? Duh.

  • Spencer Davis

    this is the same lunatic who made commercials opposing Prop 8 in California and suggesting that those who oppose homosexual “marriage” are all racists and bigots.

    Interestingly he is best known for his performance in a Quentin Tarantino film in which the “N word” was uttered incessantly.

    Typical Hollywood hypocrite anti-intellectual

  • Anonymous

    Well they can’t call the TP racist anylonger. Beck and all the rest of those talk show hosts are all on board with Herman Cain now, promoting him at every turn. They want to show the world that race doesn’t matter for being the POTUS and we all need to celebrate that a black can be President.

    These morons could care less about what the Founders and our ancestors thought or wrote (though they sure act like it, don’t they) as so many callers said, “in this day and age we (Whites, that is) need to get over any sort of “racism”, it is so old school”. Not a single one of them have the sense God gave them.

    I will go a step further and call them all race TRAITORS and traitors to the idea of what America was suppose to be. No one can tell me that these talk show hosts and their callers and the TP’ers do not KNOW or SEE that we are being race replaced in this country and yet not one peep about it from any of them.

    They are a disgrace to the future generation of White children, or what few there will be, in this fading world. WE need to let them all know WHY we will no longer follow them or ever listen to them again. They are liars and deceivers to the core of their souls.

  • Mark

    We Europeans must avoid movies with the likes of Samuel L. Jackson, and Morgan Freeman; we will hit them were it hurts most their pocketbooks.

  • Eric D

    The way to deal with comments like this from Samuel L. Jackson and Morgan Freeman is simply to boycott their movies. That is what I have done in the past when Whitney Houston and Ice Cube have made anti-white comments and had a movie. I simply refuse to go to the cinema or rent the DVD.

    The shame is I formerly liked and respected Samuel L. and Morgan Freeman.

  • NBJ

    The comments from these two are just absurd. That each political pary is in it to win is a fact, but these guys can only see race as the issue. But lets just say for a moment that the Tea Party WAS racially motivated (which we all know is not) so what? Are they going to deny the fact that blacks will vote for Obama BECAUSE he is black and no other reason? Of course they will, but that’s ok for them, but how dare you White people vote for your own race as well! They really can’t see how hypocritical and well… racist they sound.

  • GenX ANZAC

    How to gain black power in 4 easy steps

    Step 1. Make the accusation of racism.

    Step 2. Wait for the conversion to a pro black agenda.

    Step 3. Now you can happily practice positive racism.

    Step 4. When challenged repeat process from Step 1.

    Call within the next 5 minutes and receive this attractive set of free steak knives.

  • waspranger

    I was never a big fan of samuel l.I find that he plays all his parts are the same, that as the angry black, there never seems to be any depth to this, same with will smith here its always a slick jive talking persona.Morgan freeman on the other hand is a superiour actor, but I’m rather disapointed, in that I always thought he was more sensible then this.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, the Tea Party protesters are are overwhelmingly white. You know who else are? The protesters in the Occupy Wall Street events currently going on in NYC and copycat cities. The young anti-capitalist lefties are just as racially non-diverse as the old anti-capitalist Tea Partiers. Michelle Malkin has even taken to calling the Occupy Wall Street kids “People of Pallor.”

    So maybe, Mr. Jackson, it’s not so much that the Tea Party is “a white thing,” but rather that POLITICS is a white thing. Maybe more white people are in the TP simply because more white people have political opinions, have ideologies, and are involved with the issues of the day.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder how much of these two knucklehead’s fortune’s, have been made from all these White racist’s? Also, I have to admit that I used to think these two were alright!(for black folk) What an idiot I am.

  • White Devil

    Aaaand another one makes the list. That list covers most of Hollywood these days. I refuse to give my money to ignorant racists or progressives of any flavor.

  • Anonymous

    @9: “this is the same lunatic who made commercials opposing Prop 8 in California and suggesting that those who oppose homosexual “marriage” are all racists and bigots”

    Yes, and guess what? Blacks in California voted something like 75% in favor of Prop 8! Must be a bunch of bigots. (Don’t know why Prop 8 support made anyone a racist, though.)

  • Say It!

    “Racists” means what to these guys? That most Tea Party people are White and are suspicious of Blacks and would not like to live too close to them? Well that should be true for anyone with sense. Blacks top the list of social pathologies: highest by far violent crime rate including inter-racial rape (by far), lowest IQ and academic achievement, highest discipline problems in schools, highest unemployment, etc. Any city that has a high proportion of blacks has high crime and inter-racial strife. All that is supposed to be ignored or you are a “racists”? If so then racist = realist.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, and guess what? Blacks in California voted something like 75% in favor of Prop 8! Must be a bunch of bigots. (Don’t know why Prop 8 support made anyone a racist, though.)

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    I keep hearing that number thrown out all the time, as if to say, “see, blacks are as “moral” as the rest of us”. I don’t buy that number whatsoever. We all know how the media lies and how poll numbers lie to further their own agenda (propaganda).

    We all know there are plenty of “gay” blacks. Most of them in our prison system also practice sodomy in and OUT of prison. Heard of being on the “down low”?

    Quit quoting what the media wants us to think. The left or the right.

  • Frank

    I don’t suppose Jackson would know the difference between speculation and proof. But, being Black, he does not have to.

  • Anonymous

    to #21:

    Blacks and Hispancs in California voted against gay marriage for a number of reasons. Some of it is religous, but most of it is based on hate. Those cultures are hyper-macho and tend to hate homosexuality or anything perceived as weak and non-manly. Also, many blacks and hispanics associate “gay” with whiteness…something else they have a deep-seated hatred toward. “Gay” being a “white” thing is ridiculous, but that is how they believe. For example, Robert Mugabe imprisons, tortures and kills homosexuals. He believes that the white man brought homosexuality to Africa, and no such thing ever existed there until European colonization. Many third world presidents believe the same myth. My point is, you might vote against gay marriage because you believe it is immoral. They vote against gay marriage because they are full of hate, mainly against white people. They see the two groups as related. If you ever read their blogs, you can see for yourself, this is what many of them believe.

  • Marc B

    White people advocating for policies that generally benefit the white population is the reason for the scorn of the Tea Party by unhinged liberals (which is really about getting republicans to start governing like fiscal conservatives), but the push to get Obama out of office is a reaction to his performance in office by the general population. They are separate issues purposely morphed into a confusing blob of convoluted journalism.

    Samuel Jackson’s view is typical of the prevailing view by blacks who view jobs as lifetime appointments, and anything less than guaranteed employment is holding blacks to a higher standard than whites, and is therefore discriminatory. Judging them by their job performance is racist.

  • (AWG) Average White Guy

    When blacks avoid the Tea Party, it’s called White racism.

    When Whites avoid black neighborhoods, it’s called White racism.

    When blacks avoid NASCAR, it’s called White racism.

    When Whites avoid black schools, it’s called White racism.

  • Dan

    Like most of the others I don’t spare too much time reflecting on the political opinions of actors. Especially modern actors, most of whom (male and female) got their jobs on the casting couch and not by any stretch of the imagination on talent.

    But it did disappoint me to read that Mr Freeman made these imbecilic remarks. He is a generally competent actor (except when he is shoe-horned into stories he has absolutely to reason to be in, like Costner’s ludicrous ROBIN HOOD movie) and he seemed sensible. Oh, well. Mr Jackson, on the other hand, is a drooling nonentity of no ability whatsoever (appearing in films by other nonentities, like the ninny Tarantino’s)and his remarks are unworthy of any comment, pro or con.

    As for those suggesting we boycott their films, that will be extremely easy.

  • Sarah

    Has Freeman married his granddaughter yet?

  • BJohnson

    >>>>4 — Anonymous wrote at 6:09 PM on October 5: Factually it is blacks who vote 90-95% for blacks, and whites are far less caring about color

    Doesn’t that explain why whites are losing their country? Why can’t whites vote 90 percent for candidates who fight for white rights? I just wish that white people behaved exactly the same way that Morgan Freeman and Samuel Jackson describes them. If white people behaved in that manner, then America would have a future.

  • Miss Whitey

    If you read between the lines, what Samuel Jackson and Morgan Freeman are saying is that we White people have no right to fight for our best interests–not as a group and not as individuals.

    Supposedly, we have given up that right because of slavery, Jim Crow, etc. We are supposed to sit back, IN OUR OWN COUNTRY, and allow it to be taken over and run by nonwhites to our detriment.

    You can bet that Blacks see this as fair.

  • Proudtobewhite

    Jackson should STFU and “walk da earth” as he said he would in Pulp Fiction. Nothing is as annoying as uppity black actors who complain how tough their life is among all the evil White racists, while gladly raking in their obscene salaries at the boxoffice for mediocre performances…

  • Anonymous

    So, according to these two overrated “Actors”, the TEA Party is racist for objecting to their main man, and his terrible policies.

    The TEA Party. The group that went out of its way not to bring the question of Race, and how blacks act on a daily basis, up as an issue.

    The TEA Party people stuck to the subjects at hand, without trying to be the slightest bit devisive, unlike the Black Panthers who call us “Cracka”, “Whitey”, “Honkey”, and every other type of disparaging remark. But, that’s OK, because their black.

    The TEA Party went out and fought the blatant Socialism from intervening in our Medical care, to Government ownership of GM, and the Bail-outs that gave billions away to the large Corporations and Bankers.

    I know that these two dim bulbs, like the rest of the Liberals, moaned and complained during the eight years that Bush was in Office. Was that anti-White Racism when they did it?

  • Strider

    In a galaxy far, far away Samuel L. Jackson was a respected Jedi Master. In this galaxy he’s an aggressive agent of the dark side.

  • Anonymous

    I wish I had the internet before I wasted my money to rent their videos.

  • Anonymous

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1CLPhz0DHM

    The first lady might be suffering from Stockholm Syndrome.

    ps..I like the POOP sign in the video.