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John Wayne's statue should come down at Orange County airport

And the name should be changed. He was a bigot.

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by Anonymousreply 1906/28/2020

The things he said about black, Native Americans and gays are horrid.

by Anonymousreply 106/24/2020

^blacks (plural).

by Anonymousreply 206/24/2020

He is already a cultural relic. Could it backfire?

by Anonymousreply 306/24/2020

JFC, don't waste your time. He was a boy named Marion who liked to play dress up. Better to take down an Orange County Republican. Vote the bastards out.

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by Anonymousreply 406/24/2020

Elvis was a hero to most but he

But he never meant shit to me you see

Straight up racist that sucker was

Simple and plain

Mother fuck him and John Wayne

by Anonymousreply 506/24/2020

They could just put this poster up throughout the airport.

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by Anonymousreply 606/24/2020

John Wayne was a fag. Classic

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by Anonymousreply 706/24/2020

John Wayne was a nazi. Another classic

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by Anonymousreply 806/24/2020

Good luck with that one, Edwin.

by Anonymousreply 906/24/2020

It should be changed pronto!

by Anonymousreply 1006/27/2020

Poor Lady Gaga. She's going to have remove another song from Spotify.

by Anonymousreply 1106/27/2020

His son is in that video in the OP, and of course he's coming to his defense with a thin excuse.

by Anonymousreply 1206/27/2020

His son defends him by saying that he made a lifetime of contributions to the country, and the quotes are taken out of the context of the entire interview and his life.

Question: Is there a context where those remarks are okay??

Also, note that this video was posted over a year ago...

by Anonymousreply 1306/27/2020

Sure, let's invest time and money in making sure a largely forgotten actor is expunged,,,,,,,or we can invest the effort into electing a more aware candidate.

by Anonymousreply 1406/27/2020

[quote]The things he said about black, Native Americans and gays are horrid.

Don't forget Pilgrims. He mentioned them a lot.

by Anonymousreply 1506/27/2020

John Wayne is an icon of American racist values. He was a draft dodger who made a living riding horses on movie studio backlots, firing guns loaded with blanks at other actors and who wore short-shorts on his off time. He was no hero.

by Anonymousreply 1606/28/2020

I feel like this thread needs this. We all need this. It's been almost 40 years and I still don't know wtf it is though.....

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by Anonymousreply 1706/28/2020

Can somebody explain why Orange County produces a lot of right wing assholes like John Wayne? Is it the type of industry, just a cultural thing, etc? I'm curious.

by Anonymousreply 1806/28/2020

White males are just toxic. It's them their the real problem in America.

by Anonymousreply 1906/28/2020
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