George Clooney on What He Thinks of Today’s Politics
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Actor George Clooney sat down with “FOX News Sunday” host Chris Wallace to talk about what he thinks of politics today.
He told Wallace, “I think it's frustrating. You know, I grew up as a Democrat in Kentucky in the '70s, so, you know, I grew up in a place — I was a minority, you know, in that world. I didn't move to Hollywood and become a Democrat.”
Clooney continued, “But it wasn't as contentious and there wasn't the idea that once one party got power that nothing was going to happen from the other side, that they were going to just stop things cold. I worry about that. I think that's dangerous. It's a very funny thing, odd for me to be on the same side of an issue as Bill Kristol and Charles Krauthammer and George Will and people like that. And usually we're not on the same side.”
The Oscar winner is also concerned about divisiveness and fear in America today.
“I feel as if we need to get away from the divisiveness that we're stuck in right now and the fear that we're playing off of,” he said. “You know, I think it was Murrow that said, 'We cannot be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we look deep in our history and remember that we are not the descendants of fearful people.' I think that's an important part of us and I think that's important to remember as we go forward.”
For the full interview, tune in to FOX News Sunday on September 18 on the FOX News Channel.