‘What’s the point of even saying that?’ Susan Sarandon shuts down Chris Hayes’ anti-Trump rant

Actress Susan Sarandon walked into an ambush and emerged victorious.

Sarandon and environmental activist Josh Fox were invited on Chris Hayes’ MSNBC show to discuss the Dakota access pipeline. But before that, Hayes jabbed at Sarandon’s past non-support of his failed champion, Hillary Clinton.

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Susan Sarandon laughed off accusations that Hillary Clinton lost because of her.

Sarandon, a vocal Bernie Sanders supporter, endorsed Jill Stein for president after Clinton won the Democratic nomination. At the time, Sarandon said she could not support Clinton because of her dangerous history of lies and her reluctance to support the environmental issues that Sarandon cares about.

Sarandon even said she’d prefer Donald Trump over Clinton because “he could bring the revolution” more quickly. In other words, Sarandon felt Trump could bring about real change because he’s not part of the entrenched political oligarchy responsible for the longstanding government gridlock.

Hayes suggested Sarandon was responsible for Clinton’s loss, and asked if she’s happy now that Trump is president. “Do you feel you properly appreciated what a Donald Trump presidency would look like?” Hayes asked.

An annoyed Sarandon — who is not a Trump supporter — said it’s a waste of time to stew over the past and assign blame. “Really? That’s where we want to spend our time and energy?” Sarandon said. “Talking about blaming people for what happened is really wasting your time and energy.”

Sarandon said President Trump has been a catalyst for waking people (both liberals and conservatives) out of hibernation. “Because what we have now is a populous that is awake,” Sarandon said.

Sarandon then said the media is not doing its job of spotlighting important issues that people actually care about instead of trafficking in gossip and blame.

“You consider yourself a journalist? Right?” Sarandon said to Hayes. “How many hours did you spend on Standing Rock? … Can you look me in the eyes and tell me you are doing your job to cover these issues completely?”

After the two guests pleaded their cases on how they believe they can move forward, Hayes immediately returned with the anti-Trump drumbeat.

“Can you look me in the eyes, both of you, and say, ‘Yes, 24 days into the Trump administration, this is about what I expected it to be’?” Hayes asked.

A seemingly disbelieving Sarandon shot back, “What is the point of even saying that?”

Undeterred, Hayes kept pushing his anti-Trump propaganda until Sarandon interrupted: “Can you look me in the eyes and tell me you were doing your job to cover these issues?”

Not surprisingly, Susan Sarandon was body-slammed by liberals on Twitter, who (like Chris Hayes) blamed her personally for Trump’s election.



But many anti-Trumpers agreed with Sarandon, saying Democrats need to focus on ISSUES.

Of course, Trump supporters had fun watching the leftist steel-cage match.

For libs blaming Susan Sarandon for Hillary Clinton’s loss, just a little blast from the past:

Chris Hayes scolded by NBC reporter for falsely claiming NYPD is kidnapping rioters



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