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Hi I'm Greg Gutfeld in for Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight.
Let's get right to our top story actress in liberal activist Jane Fonda telling veterans and other critics threatening to boycott her new movie.
Get a life.
The far left -- is playing Nancy Reagan in the upcoming film the Butler which is due out in October but many Americans object to the casting of a woman they still call -- change.
That's because in 1972 Fonda traveled to Hanoi where she called the American military.
War criminals and she was photographed seated on an anti aircraft gun.
The factor caught up with -- a few years ago at an anti war rally in DC.
Was thought it would just wanted to follow up on that question about the people who died after.
Vietnam -- about what what do you think might happen to the Iraqis.
Are you concerned about -- happened to the Iraqis if we leave if we leave and I'm concerned about what's happening to the Iraqis right now.
What do you think about what -- think about what happened to the three million Vietnamese and Cambodians who died after the US troops left Vietnam.
It's -- -- that we caused it to happen by going in there in the first place.
Joining me now to react from Boston captain -- had -- a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and from LA Richard Walter UCLA film professor.
Precedent you lack captain ms.
spotted claims she's gonna be really fair to mrs.
breaking two promises no cheap shots -- that ease your concerns.
-- of course not so suddenly she doesn't want to commit any.
Cheap shots at Nancy Reagan -- she's portraying an addict and she better not because America's a great deal of respect for that First Lady as we should.
But but she is not -- -- she's willing to take continue to take cheap shots -- veterans of Vietnam veterans by telling them.
To get a life you know they're there is no statute of limitations.
On treason and that's precisely what Jane Fonda did when she went to -- and -- -- an anti aircraft gun and and recorded ten it's propaganda statements that we're calling our.
Brave Vietnam veterans.
War criminals there it is is justifiable completely justifiable but they're outraged about this and you know at first say get a life.
That -- she truly hasn't internalized the apologies he supposedly made you know we all make.
Bad decisions and we feel bad about them doesn't mean you wake up every day having -- Having to to talk about it but when you're asked about it again she should have acknowledged you know yeah I and it's a hurtful comments and that it wouldn't -- made against Dickey says get a life and to -- I think you.
Are the one that clearly isn't needs to get a life and an understanding.
About what you did when you went over there almost -- over thirty years ago.
Well professor I mean she did she did apologize.
But don't you think need be she probably.
Could have chosen some better words than get a life because it kind of raises old concerns about her -- America.
He actually said a lot of dumb things -- and then over her -- -- -- that's one of them certainly she was wrong to.
Mid go to Vietnam it to be a photograph on the -- their -- Gun battery.
And she does apologized prevention has announced that mask for a for forgiveness that is the -- way and it's part of it.
The religious tradition in this this nation to produce people who who -- to be forgiven now he shouldn't say get a life.
But and she's not look at how did you take cheap shots that -- -- -- -- to -- -- -- -- How are our god bless our era veterans for of their service to the nation.
How are they serve though by having a political test for actors who were portraying characters.
Who are -- a written screenplay is by.
Writers but they got professor that's actually -- or not he -- read from a script but remember.
You've got the Weinsteins that are putting out the movie you've got John Cusack playing Richard Nixon all that's missing is Michael Moore.
Playing Gerald Ford.
So clearly comes from an up and ideology -- -- that day you captain.
Yeah absolutely -- we I know you can't swing a dead cat without hitting up a liberal.
Actress or actor in Hollywood so we we know those are the types of folks -- -- play in this rolls.
And you know yes there's our country's always.
Under I understand we all understand forgiveness in the need for it and if you're gonna be honest and -- is about asking for forgiveness about something you did wrong.
But then we will listen to that it but when you then later go get a life.
-- years afterwards as if it is if that angst about what she did still percolate even though she was asked for forgiveness.
That shows to me it -- -- somewhere down deep she didn't feel like she needed to ask for forgiveness like it really wasn't something.
That that that -- did you know.
Was established as she claims she feels bad about it all right Chrysler make sure the American public we don't advise swinging dead -- -- people we're big fan of the animal kingdom professor I got to ask you.
I agree I agree I don't I don't think -- political roles should have any influence.
On what roles you take.
You've -- would admit doubt that this had to be stunt casting to the whole reason why she was cast as Nancy Reagan is to create this debate.
To garner free publicity so shows like this talk about it.
Don't you think what you.
She's very good actor if it's true that -- this was provocative casting him as -- it -- is.
-- the veterans playing into.
The hands of the Jane Fonda and the leaders of the movie by.
Focusing this kind of attention upon I think we all kind of Ricci is a good actor she does her job as an actor very very well.
And -- there's something to be said for around people who.
Who word admire mr.
Reagan that that he get a good confident and capable player was asked to portray -- in this move.
We'll let you you raise another good point I want to ask you captain because my voice is a good actress I loved her -- Ella got big is boycotting.
The answer because even if you let's say you find the casting.
-- -- -- -- -- Are you playing into their hands by making a big deal out of it -- fact that Jane Fonda.
Said that she enjoys the hoopla because maybe that will get more people to see the film so in a way are you taking her to seriously.
By paying attention when in fact -- -- this say you know what she's -- -- crime this is a waste time.
I certainly honor and respect the veterans and why they're upset about this and I probably won't go see this movie myself.
But the same time data professor probably right that this increase the publicity around a film that not a whole lot of people are gonna see anyway because we know what Hollywood tries to play politics.
No one shows up to watch it so this is a -- Alicea film like this wants the outrage for me is to get over -- comment.
And an -- -- that you know get a life.
To me that underscores that she doesn't fully understand what it means with a treasonous actions you talk any outrage Vietnam vets have around.
What that meant to them in their service their fifty.
8000 men in the ground in Vietnam who's who who -- gave blood.
And don't have a life.
And Jane Fonda was part of the reason -- war was so difficult.
Yeah it's amazing how off the cuff remarks often not reveal the honesty behind a public persona I mean she has apologized but you can tell that underneath it's like.
She really doesn't make it as seriously as everybody else that's our -- we got to go gentlemen thanks so much next on the rundown new worries.
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