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Spike Lee Says Confederate Flag Like Swastica, Confederate Statues Need to “Come the F- Down”


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Why does it always come back to Nazis with liberals?

They compare Trump to Hitler on a regular basis.

Now, our country’s history reminds them of Nazis!

When asked about Confederate statues in an interview with Variety magazine, Spike Lee says to topple them to the ground.

Here’s the full details from Variety:

In an interview on a new episode of Luminary’s Black List Podcast, hosted by Black List co-founder Franklin Leonard and Black List community director Kate Hagen, Spike Lee voices his agreement with growing calls to remove statues and iconography commemorating the Confederate States of America.

“F— that flag,” Lee said. “That flag, to me, [makes me feel] the same way my Jewish brothers and sisters feel about the swastika… And them motherf—ing Confederate statues need to come the f— down.”

The topic came up amid a larger discussion about Lee’s body of work, touching upon the opening of the writer-director’s 2018 film “BlacKkKlansman,” which opens by sampling a shot from “Gone with the Wind” that features a tattered Confederate flag before seguing into a speech by a white supremacist played by Alec Baldwin.

As Black Lives Matter protests continue in the United States following the murders of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks and countless other Black Americans at the hands of law enforcement, use of Confederate iconography is being reexamined. Some statues of racist historical figures have been removed across the country.

Lee touched on the larger Black Lives Matter movement in the interview during a conversation about his film “Do the Right Thing,” which turns 31 years old in July and climaxes with a riot following the murder of a Black man by a police officer.

“It’s like the film was made yesterday,” Lee said. “So, there are two ways to think about it. That it’s still unique. It’s still new. And then also, Black people are still being murdered [and] dying. If you’ve seen ‘Do the Right Thing,’ how can you not automatically think of Eric Garner, and then king George Floyd?”

Comparing Confederate soldiers and generals to Nazis is an absolutely ridiculous claim.

Yet Lee can get away with it because he’s part of the Hollywood elite.

And anyone that signs on to the BLM agenda these days gets a free pass from having to make logical claims.

Statements like these from people like Lee aren’t a surprise.

Last month, Lee gave an interview with BBC in which he claims the US is completely “unequal”:

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