Skip to comments.Sean Penn Wants Reporters Jailed for Calling Chavez 'Dictator'
Posted on 03/08/2010 3:32:52 PM PST by mockingbyrd
First Amendment be damned . . . If Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn had his way, any journalist who called Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez a dictator would quickly find himself behind bars.
Penn, appearing on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday, defended Chavez during a segment in which he detailed his work with the JP Haitian Relief Organization, which he co-founded.
"Every day, this elected leader is called a dictator here, and we just accept it, and accept it" said Penn, winner of two Best Actor Academy Awards. "And this is mainstream media, who should -- truly, there should be a bar by which one goes to prison for these kinds of lies."
It was just the beginning of a busy weekend for Penn. When asked on CBS' "Sunday Morning" about those who question his motives for his humanitarian work in Haiti, he said:
"Do I hope that those people die screaming of rectal cancer? Yeah. You know, but I'm not going to spend a lot of energy on it."
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Why do these idiots persist in believing that if indeed a real dictator took over, that they would be in the halls of power?
Yeah well he would want me executed for most of what I say about Chavez.
Isn’t that a little ironic?
I want Penn jailed for openly advocating on behalf of dictator Chavez.....
One fascist talking about another one.
Who is “Sean Penn” and why should I give a sh*t about what he thinks?
I don’t know what Napolitano is talking about. Has anyone suggested he shouldn’t be allowed to say this?
He is a dictator.
Same as Castro (whichever).
Same as Mugabe.
I want Penn jailed for being an idiot. Or just for being.
Go back to your Bong, Spicoli .....
Some time ago, I read that a lot of Hollyweird elites never graduated high school. That would tend to explain the gross ignorance. But I don’t know if it’s true.
Wasn’t Penn’s father a commie?
We need more McCarthyism.
He must have depressive psychosis. Perhaps he should go back down to Chavez and get some more of that male bonding.
The Southern Poverty Law Center will hunt you down and place a “right wing” label on your back, watch out. ;)
Hey Sean. I didn’t call him a dictator. “Taster”.
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