CLINT EASTWOOD IS RIGHT

28 Feb

Clint Eastwood hates political correctness, and I can’t agree with him more. (link)

London, February 27 (ANI): Acting legend Clint Eastwood , 79, apparently believes that political correctness has rendered modern society humourless, for he accuses younger generations of spending too much time trying to avoid being offensive.

The Dirty Harry star insists that he should be able to tell harmless jokes about nationality without fearing that people may brand him “a racist”.

“People have lost their sense of humour. In former times we constantly made jokes about different races. You can only tell them today with one hand over your mouth or you will be insulted as a racist,” the Daily Express quoted him as saying.

“I find that ridiculous. In those earlier days every friendly clique had a ‘Sam the Jew’ or ‘Jose the Mexican’ – but we didn’t think anything of it or have a racist thought. It was just normal that we made jokes based on our nationality or ethnicity. That was never a problem. I don’t want to be politically correct.

We’re all spending too much time and energy trying to be politically correct about everything,” he added.

We will be discussing this more on today’s Chad Hasty Show at 5 so be sure to tune in. I do agree with Eastwood though. People in this country live to be offended, it’s like they want to be offended and then punish you for not being politically correct. Sometimes a joke is a joke, but people just don’t get that. We are a nation of victims, everyone has to be hurt by someone else.

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