Pat Boone Criticizes Meryl Trump, Hollywood Liberals for Speaking Out Against Trump

Speaking at the 25th Annual Movieguide Awards, which celebrates faith-based and family movies, the singer said:

Now, first of all, I don’t think that award shows are the place to express some narrow political view,’ he said when the subject of Streep’s speech was mentioned. ‘Now, it’s not narrow to her, or to most of that audience. But to most of America, who had elected a man that she detests and doesn’t wanna even give a chance to.’

Bone cited Trump’s Electoral College victory and his voters’ conviction that ‘he’s gonna lead us into a more moral and a more economically sound and military strong life. She doesn’t wanna give him even a chance, and she was acting like he was all but criminal and depraved. And, course, she got a big hand for it.’

He conceded: ‘Now, she’s a nice woman and a very talented woman. But I don’t think that an award show in front of millions of people is the place to vent your spleen about somebody that you disagree with politically. It just was wrong.’

Boone dismissed the idea her speech could have harmed her professionally, pointing out that ‘she’s in the side of the career that applauds it. Oh, no, it’s good for her.’

He noted that ‘In fact, there’s some who’ll express those views knowing it may be good for ‘em, poli- I mean, in the industry, in the industry, in Hollywood. Yeah, because liberals love liberals. They don’t want – they don’t like conservatives.’

Conservatism, per Boone, ‘can cost many people careers. The guy, the – the actor that stood up at the Trump, when – he was – let’s see, it was – oh, when he was winning the nomination.’

Though ‘He’s not that well known,’ to the point Boone forgot his name, he was ‘speaking up for Trump. And he had two film projects that were in the works, and as soon as he did that for Trump, those two projects were canceled. Because he was gonna have to – it was gonna be liberals dealing with him in his projects.’

via Daily Mail