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    Dirty Harry could not be produced today thanks to political correctnes Clint Eastwood

    Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has hit out at political correctness, claiming one of his greatest films could not have been produced in today's climate.
    Eastwood didn't talk about current political events, but while discussing his then-controversial 1971 film 'Dirty Harry,' he waded into a topic he's touched on before: political correctness.
    'A lot of people thought it was politically incorrect,' Eastwood said of 'Dirty Harry.' 'That was at the beginning of the era that we're in now, where everybody thinks everyone's politically correct. We're killing ourselves by doing that. We've lost our sense of humour.'






    Read more: Clint Eastwood claims Dirty Harry wouldn't be made today | Daily Mail Online
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    He is right, Dirty Harry was a story of a cop going after a known criminal that had kidnapped a girl and buried her in a hole somewhere that she would die in.
    Harry just wanted to stop the criminal, but the city was telling him his tactics were not correct. In fact the criminal paid a guy to beat him up so he could blame Harry for it. As it turned out Harry killed the Criminal , but the girl died, but the city seemed to care more about Harry being politically correct then getting the criminal. I think this is true today. We focus more on being politically correct then getting justice. We have lost humor making us outraged at anything that doesn't fall within out ideology. For instance Trump gets death threats because he wants to keep America safe, or He wants to build a wall on the Mexican border so we can prevent drug dealers from smuggling drugs. People want people destroyed for not being politically correct. Clint is right, we lost our sense of humor.


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    Bullshit.

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    The story is bullshit and oh yea, fuck Clint Eastwood.

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    There is nothing "politically correct" about requiring law enforcement to obey the law. They certainly are not above the law, as you would have them be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aboutenough View Post
    Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has hit out at political correctness, claiming one of his greatest films could not have been produced in today's climate.
    Eastwood didn't talk about current political events, but while discussing his then-controversial 1971 film 'Dirty Harry,' he waded into a topic he's touched on before: political correctness.
    'A lot of people thought it was politically incorrect,' Eastwood said of 'Dirty Harry.' 'That was at the beginning of the era that we're in now, where everybody thinks everyone's politically correct. We're killing ourselves by doing that. We've lost our sense of humour.'






    Read more: Clint Eastwood claims Dirty Harry wouldn't be made today | Daily Mail Online
    dirty harry.jpg

    He is right, Dirty Harry was a story of a cop going after a known criminal that had kidnapped a girl and buried her in a hole somewhere that she would die in.
    Harry just wanted to stop the criminal, but the city was telling him his tactics were not correct. In fact the criminal paid a guy to beat him up so he could blame Harry for it. As it turned out Harry killed the Criminal , but the girl died, but the city seemed to care more about Harry being politically correct then getting the criminal. I think this is true today. We focus more on being politically correct then getting justice. We have lost humor making us outraged at anything that doesn't fall within out ideology. For instance Trump gets death threats because he wants to keep America safe, or He wants to build a wall on the Mexican border so we can prevent drug dealers from smuggling drugs. People want people destroyed for not being politically correct. Clint is right, we lost our sense of humor.

    It was just a fucking movie.

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    The problem with Dirty Harry and all other TV and Movie cop drama is that the cops always violate the civil rights of the bad guy. TV cops never get it wrong...never beat the shit out of the wrong guy.

    I saw an segment of NCIS where LL Cool J was beating the crap out of a bad guy...Of course he had the "right" guy.

    The FBI had a problem a few years back that recruits were violating the civil rights of training suspects based on what they had seen on TV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    It was just a fucking movie.
    Oh wow, thanks for that insight. No one realized it was a movie until you spoke up. Where would we be without you, Captain Obvious.
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    Probably quite a few popular films that couldn't get made in today's environment.

    Blazing Saddles jumps to mind....

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    Quote Originally Posted by pragmatic View Post
    Probably quite a few popular films that couldn't get made in today's environment.

    Blazing Saddles jumps to mind....
    I'm surprised the snowflakes aren't trying to erase that one from history.

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