Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Mickey Rourke Doesn't Blame Bush!

Well, well, well, is actor Mickey Rourke a closet Republican? I had no idea, but one has to wonder.

In an interview with Britain's GQ Magazine, he shared the following:

"President Bush was in the wrong place at the wrong time, I don't know how anyone could have handled this situation.......... I don't give a f**k who's in office, Bush or whoever, there is no simple solution to this problem... I'm not one of those who blames Bush for everything. This s**t between Christians and Muslims goes back to the Crusades, doesn't it. .....It's too easy to blame everything on one guy. These are unpredictable, dangerous times, and I don't think that anyone really knows quite what to do."

He also mentioned how surprised he was at Britain's acceptance of Islamic fundamentalism:

"I was in London recently and I couldn't believe all these hate-talking fanatics you have over here who are allowed to carry on doing their thing even when a bus full of women and children gets blown to pieces.

"I know you've deported one or two of them, but it seems crazy. I think there is worse to come, something terrible will happen to either America or the U.K., or France even. I don't think these fundamentalists should be allowed to talk all this crap, and brainwashing these young kids."

You certainly have to give him credit. When most everyone, these days, is hyper-critical of G.W. Bush's 8 year's in office, bad-boy Mickey has the guts to come out and admit he actually sympathises with the President, and doesn't blame him for all the ills in the world.

What a nice surprise this was!

Welcome to the fold, Mickey!


Nikki said...

I read this today and thought of you may have a friend in a land of enemies! woohoo! :)N

Pat Jenkins said...

he wont be getting another job any time soon.... on a side not i can't wait to see the wrestler...

Fripouille said...

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a Bush fan, but Rourke is right when he says
"It's too easy to blame everything on one guy".

This is what I say to my (almost unanimously anti-Bush) French friends.

"Who is going to be your scapegoat for the world's problems now that Bush is gone?"

Some people need scapegoats. They are intellectually convenient.

And the knives are ALREADY out for Obama here, just like they are in the Mideast...

Incognito said...

NIKKI: Yeah.. it's great to see the famous ones come out of the closet. it might make it easier for the rest of us.

PATJ: Well, the one's who are famous have more of a chance, because of their box-office appeal. Jon voight still gets work as do others, but that's the difference.

LETTERSFROMLYON: And that's what people have done, and it isn't fair. But that's part of what someone coined as Bush Derangement Syndrome. Have a friend who lives in Chateaureux.. and he loved Bush. Might be different in the large cities.. esp. Paris.

I think the knives are out for Obama everywhere.. should be interesting. Did not vote for him, and did my best to make sure he did not get elected, but I wish him the best. He's going to need all the good wishes he can get.

Frasypoo said...

I' m impressed!!!

Incognito said...

FRASYPOO- Yeah.. especially after he's had his brains knocked around with all the boxing he's been involved with for the past years. Even after all that, he still has more brains than many in Hollywood. :-)

Seane-Anna said...

"Who is going to be your scapegoat for the world's problems now that Bush is gone?" Brilliant question!

Anonymous said...

Rourke must be out of his mind. Bush was a disgrace and I am glad he is no longer in office

Incognito said...

And Obama is oh so much better. Not! But we're all entitled to our opinions.

Anonymous said...

In reality this crusade mentality he's pushing forward has never helped the situation, when in fact each group that may at first appear to just be an "Islamic terrorist group" has its own specific motives/political and social situation.

Incognito said...

Hi, to whom are you referring. Bush or Obama?