Actor John Cusack enrages Trump Nation with series of tweets
Last month, comedian Kathy Griffin put herself in the firing line by mocking Donald Trump.
Today, actor and well-known progressive John Cusack is in their sights.
It's all over a tweet encouraging the U.S. president to "get yerself buried".
You can see it below.
Here are just a few of the responses:
"When will the hidden Hollywod Trump supporters stand up denounce this crap. If you don't support this and say nothing, then you support it!"
"Exactly...No better than the Jews that helped the nazis..."
"His page is loaded with anti=trump crap"
"Just spoke to @SecretService in D.C. about this tweet. Hopefully you will be hearing from them shortly."
"I USE TO be your fan. Scratch That. You promote Violence and Hate."
"Why does every failing C grade actor think that making death innuendos about @POTUS will revive their career?"
"OH too bad. I have enjoyed many of his movies, But NO MORE! #boycottJohnCUsak #BoycottHollywood"
And on it goes.
The tweet was actually included in a three-part series, which refers to the U.S. constitution's "emoluments clause". It's a fancy term for a rule that U.S. presidents shouldn't receive gifts from foreign powers.
Here was his response to the uproar:
Fans of Cusack's politics might be interested to learn that one of his friends and fellow incendiary voice Arundhati Roy will be in Vancouver this evening to speak about her new book, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.
The Delhi-based Roy will be introduced by another Trump critic, Canadian writer Naomi Klein, at St. Andrew's–Wesley Church. Her new book, No Is Not Enough: Resisting the New Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, encourages readers to go after the Trump brand to undermine public confidence in his presidency.
For tickets, visit the Indian Summer Festival website.
Cusack travelled with Roy to Russia in 2015 to meet famed whistleblower Edward Snowden.