Bill Murray calls GOP tax cuts 'fantastic,' chides daily 'clash of clans'
Iconic actor and comedian Bill Murray praised the GOP tax cuts on Friday, calling it a “great thing for corporations,” while acknowledging an era of divisive politics that has led to “a clash of clans first thing in the morning every day “
During an interview with CNBC's” Squawk Box, “Murray likened the trump administration's tax overhaul to that of a” high tide raising all boats, “and said he believes it has made things easier” – at least for the time being
“I think the change in the tax laws is a great thing for the corporations, it is a fantastic thing,” Murray told CNBC “I do not pretend to understand what that will mean in the future of terms of the economy or what the budget is do to take care of people call entitlements That may or may not work, and I do not know But, I think in the first step it's made things easier. “
As for the political divide, Murray recalled a message from his friend, comedy writer Jim Downey, who he said was a right-wing writer. 19659005] “He says, 'No, no I just think the Democrats is handling things, we're the LGBT or something,'” Murray told CNBC.
The 67-year-old comedian expressed how politicians play identification politics, and called out Democrats for “not speaking to everyone at once.”
“There's almost a resentment that somehow you're separated, again, by a politician – 'You're my people. I'm in control of you, I represent you.' Instead of thinking that every citizen has a right to be respected as a citizen first, under the laws of the country, “the” Caddyshack “star said.
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