Any time you’ve got both the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, you’re not long for the White House.
I like America to some extent.
I drive an American car. It’s a Chrysler. That’s not an endorsement. It’s more like a cry for pity.
A newspaper is a public trust, and we will suffer as a society without them. It is not the Internet that has killed them. It is their own greed, it is their own stupidity, and it is capitalism that has taken our daily newspapers from us.
If the Founding Fathers could have looked into a crystal ball and seen AK-47s and Glock semi-automatic pistols, I think they would say, you know, ‘That’s not really what we mean when we say bear arms.’
I certainly believe that I have no right to tell another couple whether they can or cannot be married.
The idea that cinema can be dangerous is a great idea.
I do believe that we are to love our enemies and do good to those who persecute you. I believe that there is power and strength in that.
Filmmakers and artists always thrive during more liberal times.
If you believe in equality, if you believe in standing up for the rights of all, especially for people most affected by bigotry and discrimination, then you have no choice but to be present and accounted for when it comes to standing up for gays and lesbians in our society.