Skip to comments.Willis Is Mad As Hell...
Posted on 03/01/2006 8:21:47 AM PST by misterrob
Perhaps it's his age or maybe it was the two-and-a-half feet of snow that blanketed Manhattan the night before, but Willis pretty much defined the term "loose cannon" when appearing before the press to discuss his movie "16 Blocks" a few weeks ago. Warner Bros. had to be a tad disheartened that he didn't spend much time talking about his fine performance in Richard Donner's new thriller. Instead, Willis had a ball discussing a number of other topics, such as politics. Willis has identified himself as a Republican in the past, and before a journalist could even ask for his opinion on recent current events, the star interrupted him to set something straight.
"I'm sick of answering this [expletive] question," he says. "I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government, I want less government intrusion. I want them to stop [expletive] on my money and your money and tax dollars that we give 50 percent of... every year. I want them to be fiscally responsible and I want these [expletive] lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican... I hate the government, OK? I'm a-political. Write that down. I'm not a Republican." --Snip--
The next thing we know, Willis has segued into a rant about disgraced author James Frey and the dress-down Oprah Winfrey recently gave him on her TV show.
"[To have Frye be] sucker punched on Oprah by one of the most powerful women in television just to grind [her] own ax," Willis says visibly frustrated. "Oprah, you had President Clinton on your show, and if this [expletive] didn't lie about a couple of things, I'm going to set myself on fire right now. James Frey's a writer, he can write whatever he wants. It's shameful how he was treated."
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The greedy, power-mad, free-spending, control-freak Republican Party of Big Stupid Government hates people like this. Bush Jr. isn't going to like this a bit.
You must know by now that George W. Bush is not a junior.
Didn't like being called a Republican.
And neither will those that think that W walks on water.
What 'chu talkin' about Willis?
He's a junior of his daddy in every meaningful way: same old Big Stupid Government crap, gigantic spending increases, stupid programs, assaulting free speech, sucking up to Clintons - the whole professional-politician package.
How's that "limited government" thingie coming along, Republicans?
Hank has issues and a soapbox.
Rant Hank. Rant.
Big Government Republicans are Democrats in disguise..
Probably Union Members of some sort.. cause if Unions LOVE anything its Big Government for thats who protects them.. Theres no all powerful Unions in India and China.. yet..
It's what I do, and it's a decent living.
Has anyone started a betting-pool thread on how much of our money Bush will give away while in India?
$7.5 Billion is my guess, as the first down-payment on his generosity with our money.
Willis campaigned for Grey Davis over Schwarzenegger, so his credibility in his claims isn't too high.
What a double standard. George Clooney rants and the press calls him "socially conscious." Bruce Willis rants and the press calls him a "loose cannon."
What do you expect from someone that has never had to worry about money and made most of his money off the Texas Rangers who would have never existed if not for the public welfare money provided by the taxpayers.
George looks saintly compared to Neil Bush. That guy is a character.
Now there is talk about Jeb Bush running for president? No thanks.
It's carefully stored on a shelf in the storage room of the RNC, ready to be dusted off and used in early November.
Hey Bruce, when you decide to put your money where your mouth is an stop endorsing your good buddy RINO friend Arnold, I'll take your words seriously.
I dont agree with his assessment thats he's "a-political"
In fact if he is I wish he'd get more involved.
I sure like his rants though...good stuff.
But, Bruce is right, err, correct. The biggest difference is that Willis says conservative stuff and will pay the price by not getting all the movie deals, then says if you don't like it, so what.
The lefties spill verbal diarhea and get the movies and then complain because the people won't pay to see thier movies.
Bruce does do a lot to support the military by making visits overseas. And, someone asked him a question, I don't see him out there organizing protests and ranting on about Haliburton conspiracies.
Outside of his making some bad movies I don't have an issue with him.
I even liked Hudson Hawk, and Last Boyscout is one of my favorites. However, I still won't see 9 Yards, nor its sequel.
Actually, last I heard Bruce & Arnold have been on the outs for years - something went sour in that "Planet Hollywood" business they were both involved with. Bruce actually gave some form of support to Grey Davis during the whole recall mess, if my memory serves me correctly.
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