White Leader Limbaugh Befuddled By Bond

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  1. Nat Turner

    Nat Turner New Member

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    The white leader Rush Limbaugh seems to be a wee bit confused about James Bond? He thinks that James Bond has always been "white and Scottiish not a black Briton". Aside from the embarrassing silliness of it, exactly what actors portraying James Bond - aside from Sean - does he think were Scottish? You'd think a white leader would know his tribe and people better.
    https://tv.yahoo.com/news/rush-limbaugh-condemns-idris-elba-210600205.html
     
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    Terrapinstation Well-Known Member

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    The better question is, why exactly do blacks have to be used in remakes of films that originally had white leads (Bond and Annie)? Personally I couldn't care less, but it's kinda curious, since I don't think the opposite has ever happened.
     
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    northwinds Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I'm not a Limbaugh fan.........but he's right on this. Having Bond portrayed by a black actor would be like George Clooney playing Nelson Mandela or Leonardo Decaprio playing MLK...........political correctness silliness at its best........but the 'powers that be' in Hollyweird will ram this down our throats just like a black redheaded 'Annie'
     
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    You mean you didn't see the movie Tropic Thunder were Robert Downey Jr. dressed up in black face as a black character.
     
  5. Nat Turner

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    Yes, yes, yes, that's all very fine and well but what other actors aside from Sean does your leader think are Scottish? Maybe you should think about getting a new leader if he doesn't know the difference between Welsh, English, Scots, or Irish. I mean, we wouldn't his credibility to suffer would we?Just a thought.
     
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    northwinds Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    The Welsh, English, Scots and Irish are pretty similar folks.........not so much an African.......I can actually immediately see the difference between an African and someone from any of the UK countries........it's like night and day........black and White........but you knew that.
     
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    Why is this news?

    And why is the OP hanging on his every word?
     
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    BringDownMugabe Well-Known Member

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    Right...except for that entire part about Nelson Mandela and MLK being actual people and James Bond is a fictional character. :roll:
     
  9. Nat Turner

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    Good luck with walking into a pub in Cork or east Glasgow and telling them they are similar to the English.

    psssst. Idris Elba is British.

    In any event, which Bond actors are Scottish aside from Sean?
     
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    northwinds Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    What difference does that make? Bond was written as a White character..........Ian Fleming would be rolling over in his grave at the thought of a black playing Bond. How about we cast Justin Bieber as Kunta Kinte in 'Roots' II?..........LMAO at the absurdity.

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    Idris Elba is African..........James Bond was not.....pretty simple
     
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    Wasn't aware Rush was my leader. Wasn't aware anyone was to be honest.

    James Bond is white. If you understand anything about fandom then you would realize that the reason people might have a problem with this isn't because of racism or bigotry, but because it's changing a character that people love into something that character isn't. It doesn't get anymore complicated then that.
     
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    I vote for Jackie Chan to be the next James Bond.
     
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    More examples of political correctness.
     
  14. northwinds

    northwinds Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Well he is the British 'Everyman'...........he would be perfect for the role.......LMAO at the silliness
     
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    I've been a Bond nut all my life... I own every movie and every book, I even operated a fansite in my youth... I personally see no problem with Bond being played by a black man. More important is his personality - he needs to be suave, reckless, lethal, uncompromising, intelligent, etc. So long as the actor is hired because he does it well, than why would his skin color matter?
     
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    Yeah, what's the difference between Fiction and Non-Ficiton? :roll: :laughing:

    And Flemming based Bond off a British Secret Service agent. I'm assuming you were upset with Connery being casted as Bond as well, correct? Elba is British.

    And not to mention Flemming sold the rights to Bond to a production company. They can cast whoever they want.
     
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    Imagine the silliness if they remade "Shaft" with Harrison Ford as John Shaft.
     
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    Don't they get a new bond every few years? If we are going for consistency bond would be like 80 by now wouldn't he?
     
  19. Hoosier8

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    Ah, parody as opposed to progressive realism.

    This is all an internet rumor as it stands.

    White leader Limbaugh. The progressive obsession with race stands out.

    Why not an Indian one legged blind James Bond? It is not without reason in progressiveland.
     
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    May as well make Bond an American woman then. After all, consistency doesn't matter right?
     
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    Actually, that's a cool idea. It would be neat to see how the character would be adapted.
     
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    Yeah, she could really come on to other women in the cast and be a real progressive hero.
     
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    So you have no problem with Justin Beiber playing Kunta Kinta in the 'Roots' sequel I assume........LMAO at the complete silliness.....
     
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    I would say let America make their own version of Bond instead of trying to hijack the character. Like Doctor Who, I'm a huge fan but I would never ask for the character to be portrayed or acted by an American because he belongs to England. You respect the fan base or walk away entirely.
     
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    Yep.......it would even more 'cool' if the woman James Bond was born as a boy named James........but had an operation to become a 'woman' named 'Judy'..........'Judy Bond'........I'm getting my tickets now! I really hope that Hollyweird pulls this stunt and loses their ass financially.
     

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