Director Rob Reiner has had enough of Donald Trump. The popular filmmaker argues that Trump has gone too far with his latest “Second Amendment” comments in reference to Hillary Clinton.
“There are so many horrific things that he says that you become numb to it and think you can’t be shocked anymore, and then he says something like this,” Reiner told The Hollywood Reporter. “And even if he says he was joking, like he did about asking the Russians to hack into Mrs. Clinton’s emails, this is really not — because here is the problem, he has got some very violent people who follow him. He’s got all these neo-Nazi groups and white supremacist groups and they’re capable of doing all kinds of things.”
The Trump campaign has insisted that the nominee was inferring “unification” of the party and nothing else. But Reiner counters that his remark is “scary stuff.”
“We’re talking about somebody’s life here,” Reiner said. “And it’s not as though there haven’t been political assassinations in our country, there have been. So you have to say that this is the kind of thing that disqualifies him.”
Reiner believes that Trump is unlike any other candidate he’s seen in his lifetime.
“And people just accept that that’s who this guy is,” Reiner continued. “And I call upon responsible leaders in his party to say, ‘Enough already. It’s enough.'”
Reiner no longer cares much for what the polls say as he knows Trump still has many “diehard” supporters who take him at face value.
“Where’s the decency? Where’s the compassion and decency for your fellow man? I don’t care if you disagree with someone’s politics, but there’s a certain sense of decency towards other human beings, and he just doesn’t show any. He is a dangerous person. He is a very, very dangerous person. And he only cares about himself, and he is willing to hurt other people to benefit himself.”