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One of President Trump’s earliest (read: only) celebrity supporters is back at it with a series of bizarre tweets. No, not Kanye—but rather Oscar-winner Jon Voight, who chose an interesting day to express his admiration of Trump over Twitter, sharing a series of glossy videos comparing the embattled commander-in-chief to Abraham Lincoln.
“I know you will agree with me when I say our president has our utmost respect and our love,” the totally-stable 80-year-old actor began in his video address to Republicans. “This job is not easy, for he’s battling the left and their absurd words of destruction. . . . Our nation has been built on the solid ground from our forefathers and there is a moral code of duty that has been passed on from President Lincoln.”
For whatever reason, Voight shared the second half of his video in another post.
Noting that Trump has made “every move correct,” Voight went on to caution “Don’t be fooled by the political left, because we are the people of this nation that is witnessing triumph. So let us stand with our president, let us stand for this truth that President Trump is the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln. God bless America.”
Granted, this isn’t so left-field as it sounds. Voight spoke at Trump’s inauguration in 2017, stating in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial that “President Lincoln, who sits here with us, I’m sure is smiling knowing America will be saved by an honest and good man who will work for all the people, no matter their creed or color.” Trump also returned his support this past March, announcing Voight as trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts through 2024.
Anyway, happy 50th anniversary to Midnight Cowboy? I guess?
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