Susan Sarandon: Hillary Clinton Would've Been "More Dangerous" Than Trump

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In an interview with the Guardian published Sunday night, actress Susan Sarandon – a noted anti-war and climate progressive – described her former friend Hillary Clinton as “very dangerous” in response to an interviewer’s question about why she supported Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Furthermore, Sarandon, who has been the subject of vicious and persistent attacks by leftists for supporting a third-party candidate that many blame, wrongly, for throwing the election to Trump. She said she had to change her phone number because – get this – angry Clinton supporters left a torrent of death and rape threats on her voicemail.

Sarandon, who fist became involved in activism as a young woman when she became an early and vocal proponent of the anti-War movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s, even suggested that Clinton might’ve been “more dangerous” than Trump.

Did she really say that Hillary was more dangerous than Trump?

 

“Not exactly, but I don’t mind that quote,” she says. “I did think she was very, very dangerous. We would still be fracking, we would be at war [if she was president]. It wouldn’t be much smoother. Look what happened under Obama that we didn’t notice."

Though she supported Clinton’s first bid for the senate in 2001, Sarandon said her support for Clinton evaporated when the then-senator voted in favor of the war in Iraq.

It is often overlooked that in 2001, Sarandon supported Hillary Clinton’s run for the Senate. There are photos of them posing chummily together, grinning. Then Clinton voted for the war in Iraq and it all went downhill. During the last election, Sarandon supported Bernie Sanders, then wouldn’t support Clinton after she won the nomination, and now all the moderates hate her, to the extent, she says, that she had to change her phone number because people she identifies as Hillary trolls sent her threatening messages. “I got from Hillary people ‘I hope your crotch is grabbed’, ‘I hope you’re raped’. Misogynistic attacks. Recently, I said ‘I stand with Dreamers’ [children brought illegally to the US, whose path to legal citizenship – an Obama-era provision – Trump has threatened to revoke] and that started another wave."

 

Wait, from the right?

 

“No, from the left! ‘How dare you! You who are responsible for this!’"

In a jab at her critics on the left, Sarandon said she isn’t worried about the threats or the criticism from people who bizarrely blame her for throwing the election to Trump. Instead, she’s worried that the left’s refusal to reckon with the true nature of the problem – that the DNC rigged an election to favor a flawed, unpopular candidate - will harm progressive causes in the long run.

“Well, that’s why we’re going to lose again if we depend on the DNC [the Democratic National Committee]. Because the amount of denial ... I mean it’s very flattering to think that I, on my own, cost the election. That my little voice was the deciding factor."

 

Is it upsetting to be attacked?

 

“It’s upsetting to me more from the point of view of thinking they haven’t learned. I don’t need to be vindicated."

 

But it’s upsetting that they’re still feeding the same misinformation to people. When Obama got the nomination, 25% of [Hillary’s] people didn’t vote for him. Only 12% of Bernie’s people didn’t vote for her."

 

But she didn’t advocate voting for Hillary! Come on.

 

“Hmm?"

 

Didn’t she advocate voting for Jill Stein?

 

“I didn’t advocate people voting for anything. I said get your information, I’m going to vote for change, because I was hoping that Stein was going to get whatever percentage she needed – but I knew she wasn’t going to make the difference in the election.”

Luckily, Sarandon said her friends have stood by her, at least.

Has she lost friends over all this? “No. My friends have a right to their opinions. It’s disappointing but that’s their business. It’s like in the lead-up to Vietnam, and then later they say: ‘You were right.’ Or strangely, some of my gay friends were like: ‘Oh, I just feel bad for [Clinton]. And I said: ‘She’s not authentic. She’s been terrible to gay people for the longest time. She’s an opportunist.’ And then I’m like: ‘OK, let’s not talk about it any more.’"

 

Still, I think while there was vast political error on both sides, the inability of Sarandon and her ilk to embrace the lesser of two evils permitted the greater of the two evils to rise. And yet I like Sarandon. It takes real courage to go against the mob. Her inconsistencies are a little wild, but in the age of social-media enforced conformity, I have never met anyone so uninterested in toeing the line.

When it comes to deportations, Sarandon said a hypothetical Clinton administration probably have continued with Obama’s strategy of “sneakily” deporting immigrants.

Given his record on immigration and extrajudicial drone-enabled murder, Sarandon said she was shocked that he won the Nobel Peace Prize.

It seems absurd to argue that healthcare, childcare, taxation for the non-rich wouldn’t be better now under President Clinton, and that’s before we get to the threat of deportation hanging over millions of immigrants. “She would’ve done it the way Obama did it,” says Sarandon, “which was sneakily. He deported more people than have been deported now. How he got the Nobel peace prize I don’t know. I think it was very important to have a black family in the White House and I think some of the stuff he did was good. He tried really hard about healthcare. But he didn’t go all the way because of big pharma."

This isn’t the first time Sarandon has suggested that Clinton could be a greater national security risk than Trump. She made similar comments in June 2016, just as Clinton was clinching the nomination. At that time, Trump’s “America First” foreign policy pledge – which was based on a philosophy of noninterventionism – was arguably more dovish than his rival.

Of course, Trump has pivoted away from that stance since taking office, authorizing more troop deployments in Afghanistan and threatening North Korea with nuclear annihilation, chagrining many of his early supporters.   
 

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InjectTheVenom's picture

Hillary presidency :

>>>>    Stronger Together

>>>>    Tyranny Together

jcaz's picture

Sarandon "didn't notice" what happened while under Obama.....  Clueless, but listen to me now.......

???ö?'s picture

Clinton and Obama are the two biggest affirmative action Satans to have ever visited planet earth.

Hugh_Jorgan's picture

Suzy's back on her meds then?

JRobby's picture

She has had a good career. There are some indies that still might hire her.

Scar Bro's picture

What the fuck is this? a celeb gossip column? Some bitch said something.... oh it's about Trump. And this time it's not negative... yay Number of fucks given by myself? ZERO

TheLastTrump's picture

If you're not going to read the article why you don't you shut your fucking pie hole?

It's about Clinton, and it's important because this Hollywood twit is well regarded in leftist circle jerks.

Scar Bro's picture

In other news, jews struck a deal with Rwanda to pay them 5k for every black person they allow to be deported from the stolen land.....

Hang on a minute. We asked the public: Members of which Tribe would be MOST apoplectic if the U.S or any European nation proposed (let alone actually FUCKING ARRANGED) THIS SENSIBLE IDEA

A)Blacks

B)Arabs

C)Running out of tribes here... someone help me out

D)The chosen people

And the answer is....... D) THE FUCKING PEOPLE CHOSEN BY GOD HIMSELF TO RULE OVER US

Paul Kersey's picture

Did she (Sarandon) really say that Hillary was more dangerous than Trump?

“We would still be fracking, we would be at war [if she was president]."

So there is no fracking going on, and we are not at war? Who knew?

HowdyDoody's picture

"Look what happened under Obama that we didn't notice"

Who is the 'we', kimosabe? Some of us noticed the funding of terrorism by the Obama regime, the training of 'carefully vetted moderates' who 'defected' to al Qaeda, the execution of US citizens without due process, based on secret evidence presented in secret courts, the destruction of Libya, Ukraine and the now failed attempt to do the same to Syria.

insanelysane's picture

Exactly.  Somehow the fix to GWB's screw up caused by regime change in Iraq was going to be solved by regime change in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Syria.  Regime change in Ukraine was just to give the Biden family some cash flow.  Obama's JV reference ISIS should be mentioned every time his name is mentioned.  It is Obama's legacy.

Sir Edge's picture

 

The USA now reminds me of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'....

..So we have that going for us...  

.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc80tFJpTuo
.

'I Am Waiting... In... ... Anticipation... '

 

Edgey...    /s

Supafly's picture

"We" as a whole.  Smartly, she didn't point fingers. 

keep the bastards honest's picture

Dammit alright
So big mouthed and a so so stupid woman, it's the picture non Americans see of American women, stupidity and hubris with a mouth wide open and a bit of fat.

38BWD22's picture

 

 

Scar Bro

Link please for your comment re Rwanda, or maybe it didn't happen...

Thanks, that might be a great story worth exploring.

Scar Bro's picture

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.823734

What you mean maybe it didn't happen. I don't care for the accusation there. Maybe the fucking Holocaust didn't happen. Did you ask for proof? What the fuck IS this shit. Some anti-semite on ZH is held to a higher standard than your fucking history teacher?

I just googled it. It's fucking everywhere. Explain yourself.

38BWD22's picture

 

 

Just asking.  Hey, lots of weird claims here at ZH.  Thank you for the reference.

Some people claim that they buy Korean bearings and shit.  Google that!

:p 

:)

 

EDIT: 

That might be a great way for Europe to rid itself of illegal Muslims.  Pay Pakistan $5000 each, seems it would be a bargain for Europe and for the Pakis....

GUS100CORRINA's picture

Susan Sarandon: Hillary Clinton Would've Been "More Dangerous" Than Trump

My response: There is a GLIMMER of SANITY in HOLLYWOOD. Who would of thought it possible?

HRC is a very dangerous person and needs to be SHUT DOWN and LOCKED UP.

The real TRAGEDY for America is that there are still MILLIONS of PEOPLE who think this lady would have been a good and honorable POTUS! Truly sad... so many MARXIST PROGRESSIVE LIBERALS who need therapy.

Remember, the INDICTMENT STORM is coming and HRC is on the list.

38BWD22's picture

 

 

GUS100CORRINA 

I love your common sense and comments, but IMO any glimmers of sanity in Hollywood are very dim (but for a few brave souls there).

Also, I believe you are right that HRC and many others are going to get hit with indictments soon.

Never leave us, brother.  Your observations offer wisdom.

Scar Bro's picture

He said, she said... keep yourselves occupied with nonsense. Look over there there's libtards and over there there's trumpanzees. The goyim stay busy fighting amongst themselves.

Yeah, real important what some bitch in Hollywood says. Keep focussing on the important issues.

My dislikes are just the jew count on this site.

Paul Kersey's picture

"My dislikes are just the jew count on this site."

Not many joos commenting on this site. The down votes are probably just a few folks wondering why you think it's so important to hijack the thread, which, had you bothered to read the article, was about a liberal woman trashing Hillary. Many of us actually enjoy reading about liberals admitting that Hillary is a POS. Instead of spending time complaining about down votes fracturing your eggshell ego, you might think about spending more time actually reading the article.

Scar Bro's picture

That's a bullshit post if ever I saw one.

Not too many joos on this site - bullshit. Just look over the past few days how many Israeli shills have been outed

Liberal woman trashing Hillary - Oh great. I don't listen to insignificant idiots when they say shit I don't agree with and they don't suddenly become significant just because they now, for whatever reason, start agreeing with me.

down votes fracturing your eggshell ego - If I gave a fuck, I'd just come on here and start echoing comments getting a lot of greens. 

I have nothing against whites who are liberal OR conservative - there's room for both. I have something against the incessant squabbling amongst whites when the fact is, there's leading jews on both sides stoking the fire.

As it is, if you don't like it, no point being a snowflake about it, just hit the kikecounter and fuck off.

Paul Kersey's picture

"down votes fracturing your eggshell ego - If I gave a fuck, I'd just come on here and start echoing comments getting a lot of greens."

"Methinks the lady doth protest too much." Is it that time of month? Try some Teen Midol.

Scar Bro's picture

Methinks the gentleman hath no foreskin. Try a non-baby-genital-mutilation culture. https://safehealthtips.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/does-circumcision-cause-...

 

Always here to help :) you jews have suffered so much already. Remember to hit the kikercounter now.

Paul Kersey's picture

"Methinks the gentleman hath no foreskin."

 

Scarf Pro, I'd rather not know that you're thinking about my johnson, and, as if that wasn't enough, now you're trying to hijack the thread to address your favorite subject, baby (Anthony) weiners. You've spent too much time in the shower with Coach Sandusky. But seriously, as a woman trapped in a trans body, are you saying that you prefer your dates to be uncut?

Bill of Rights's picture

Ya you look like a clueless asshole really.

TheLastTrump's picture

Look at douche hole Obama visiting China & India after Trump & his daughter did both within the last couple weeks....

He's so narcissistic he has to try to overshadow Trump at all times & at any cost.

Look at him stirring up shit daily to try to trip Trump up.....look at these scumbag "Americans" living off tax payer dollars while attempting to subvert the Constitution & the will of the voters....

The number of illegal alien voters in California alone is faaaaar beyond 3 million....

This is what will bring civil war II, the realization that America has been deliberately stolen by common criminals & Mexican nationals.

???ö?'s picture

The Big Satan Obama wants to head up the Big Satan United Nations Palace where he can pontificate ad naseum about globality-goodness under the energy absorbing triangle diety worshiped by like-minded goats.

drendebe10's picture

The illegal Indonesian kenyan alien muslim fudgepacker imbecile traitorous lying turd really needs its skin sand papered off then buried in salt 

Pliskin's picture

You forgot the Zionists...you fucking hasbara troll!

I see there was some kind of explosion in your city today...and four or five of you cunts died...HaHa!

Great stuff!

 

38BWD22's picture

 

 

More likely YOU are hasbara. 

False flagging us and shit...

Or perhaps a 55 Savushkina Street troll...

crazzziecanuck's picture

She's been consistent, though.  She was right about how Obama basically eviscerated the anti-war movement on the Left the very same time he expanded the wars abroad.

I have serious concerns about how it's written that critics on Sarandon's "left" are criticising her for helping get Trump elected.  The problem is that doesn't jive with reality.  People to the left of Sarandon either didn't vote or voted third party.  

Now, I joke that some Republicans are to the 'left' of Hillary Clinton.  It's not true, but it's not far off.

Hal n back's picture

Very left or far left, what is the difference.

 

True Blue's picture

Worse: she admits that the principal reason for voting for the Zero was her unabashed racism. "I think it was very important to have a black family in the White House"

Nothing about qualifications, nothing about skill, or diplomacy or representing the American public; but simply and solely due to the color of the Zero's skin.

That tells you all you need to know about this thing.

Playtime's Over's picture

Well, it's no secret but for his skin color "identification"......ie.........El Negro.  He would have been buried in the run up to the Greek Column coronation. El Negro extroadinare. Buried the hopes and dreams of real assimilation with the big ole spot light on the El Negro cultural mindset.

 

38BWD22's picture

 

 

Sorry to have redded ya there, ITV...   ;)

junction's picture

Now for real news: "The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region's epidemic growing 'at an alarming pace', health officials said on Tuesday." End Times thanks to the NWO plan to wipe out most of the population. 

Ghordius's picture

a bit more on it:

"That year, 160,000 people contracted the virus that causes AIDS in the 53 countries that make up the World Health Organization's European region, the agency said in a joint report with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)."

now, uglier:

"Around 80 percent of those were in eastern Europe, the report found."

Russia is the worst off, btw. the usual reasons: drugs (heroin), little use of condoms paired with suppression of gays

see: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV/AIDS_in_Russia

junction's picture

Right, but the outlook is grimmer because these numbers, probably from the WHO, are already out of date.  When the "Syrian" refugees started pouring into Germany, doctors there said they were encountering patients with diseases that hadn't been seen in Europe for 50 years.  Look at that North Korean defector who was a soldier, supposedly better treated by Kim's regime.  He had TB and giant intestinal parasites.  Third world countries are sinking into the abyss and, like a drowning person, they will drag anyone nearby down with them. 

Akzed's picture

Uh, "suppression of gays" causes AIDS?

One group not being suppressed in any way shape or form is sodomists (sorry I don't use "gays").

 

 

zuuma's picture

It's almost like, if you get addicted drugs and/ or

pick up the habit of practicing buttsex...

 

Gaia tends to treat you very poorly.

It's almost like there's a lesson there.

Pliskin's picture

Did Theresa May tell you to say that?

nmewn's picture

Welp, when you've lost Susan Sarandon the end is near  ;-)

chunga's picture

I bet she read Brazile's book and also finds the circumstances surrounding the Seth Rich murder inexpilcable.

bh2's picture

Hopefully she also understands that Hollywood isn't exempt from possibility of lethal "accidents".

Hugh_Jorgan's picture

Either way, she is speaking truth; even if only for a moment, I'll take it. Lots of "everything's-wonderful-brain-in-neutral" types listen to her because she in da' movies.