"Every day, this elected leader is called a dictator here, and we just accept it, and accept it" said Penn, winner of two Best Actor Academy Awards. "And this is mainstream media, who should -- truly, there should be a bar by which one goes to prison for these kinds of lies."
That from Sean Penn in his defense of his BFF, Venezuelan uh, dictator, Hugo Chavez.
For all the hoopla Penn has caused with that statement, isn’t that exactly what you would expect from a supporter of a fascist regime like Venezuela’s?
Seriously, what’s the problem here?
As such, we commend Sean Penn for his consistency with respect to this country’s first amendment rights and their applicability to authoritarian-style governments.