Aaron Sorkin: Americans Who Tolerate Trump Supporters Are Like Apologists for Racists

Aaron Sorkin: Americans Who Tolerate Trump Supporters Are Like Apologists for Racists


Hollywood screenwriter and director Aaron Sorkin has smeared Trump supporters, tens of millions of Americans, as racists and bigots. Now he is attacking Americans who tolerate Trump supporters, claiming that they are akin to apologists for racists.

Aaron Sorkin made the bizarre comparison during a podcast interview with Michael Moore. At one point in the episode, the conversation turned to Sorkin’s recent Broadway play To Kill a Mockingbird, adapted from Harper Lee’s classic novel. In the interview, Sorkin claimed Atticus Finch repeatedly makes excuses for his racist neighbors.

“Atticus is an apologist for racists,” he said. “His whole thing about you have to walk a mile in someone’s else’s shoes. You rreally have to get inside someon’s skin and crawl around before you can really understand them. That was a way of excusing Bob Ewell… he excuses his neighbor Mrs. Henry Dubose… He excuses the whole South.”

Sorkin then compared

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