He’s losing more and more of his base… but really, where else are they going to go? My hope is they simply stay home and stew on Election day, 2012:
The star of the 1969 road movie “Easy Rider” was in Cannes for the premiere of “The Big Fix” by Rebecca and Josh Tickell, the only feature documentary in the official selection at the Cannes film festival this year.
Fonda — a keen environmentalist and co-producer of the film which centres on the explosion of the BP oil rig Deepwater Horizon, the ensuing spill and its consequences — accused Washington of trying to gag reporting on the issue.
“I sent an email to President Obama saying, ‘You are a f(expletive) traitor,’ using those words… ‘You’re a traitor, you allowed foreign boots on our soil telling our military — in this case the coastguard — what they can and could not do, and telling us, the citizens of the United States, what we could or could not do’.”
That last reference is about Obama allegedly kowtowing to the Brits during the
Katrina BP (thanks tim *) debacle and I’ll let others chime in on the veracity and relevance of that particular charge but the traitor label… I think many could go along with that… certainly a traitor to the ideals that made this country great.