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Gay Actor Says Not All Republicans Are Racist, Leftists Rake Him Over The Coals

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Gay actor Jonathan Van Ness, star of the Netflix reboot “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” recently made a controversial statement that has made him a target by fellow liberals who exhibited their abundance of tolerance by then taking him behind the proverbial woodshed.

What did Van Ness say that was so bad? He dared to state an obvious fact: not all Republicans are racists.

This sent shock waves through the entire entertainment industry apparently.

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Jonathan Van Ness, who is far from Republican, dared to tell fans in a Twitter explanation of Tuesday’s nights favorable Democratic primary results that they should be “tolerant” of other points of view and not immediately assume everyone who disagrees with them politically is, by definition, evil.

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Looking for political compromise, Van Ness noted, can lead to victories.

“Luckily a lot [of] extreme right people won yesterday, meaning that if we can come up w center left candidates we can take back the house & senate, not to mention many state legislatures. It is so important for the left to not go too left or we are done for,” Van Ness tweeted.

“Not all republicans are racist,” he added, in a second Tweet, issued a bit later. “Just like not all democrars [sic] are evil, we have to stop demonizing each other,” he continued. “Unless you’re actually racist then you suck, Trump is Racist – not all his voters are necessarily we gotta remember we are all in this together.”

That, it turns out, was the wrong thing to say. Twitter — and Van Ness’ mentions, no doubt — lit up, as leftists took the reality television makeover show star to task for so much as suggesting his political allies come into contact with anyone who might challenge their views.

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While conservatives may disagree with Van Ness’ lifestyle choices, there’s a lot truth to what he said. Most voters in America are not far left or far right, but fall somewhere in the middle. Centrist candidates on both sides tend to fair better than those who are further to the left or right.

Amazingly, the backlash Van Ness received isn’t leaving him phased in the slightest, which is a darn good thing.

It’s a sad day in America when a person can call for humility and civility between individuals and end up getting slammed for it. This is how far divided folks have become. Let’s hope that changes soon.

Source: Daily Wire

 

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