From the same run of interviews in the January Esquire, Jim Brown offers thoughts on how left-wing ideology saps character. He wants to tell you how much it hurts. Highlights:
A liberal is arrogant enough to think he can do you a half-assed favor. He is superior enough to think he can give you something that you don’t deserve. A liberal will cut off your leg so he can hand you a crutch.
You can’t help a motherfucker sitting on his ass, crying the blues.
I’m not a Martin Luther King and a Gandhi motherfucker. I don’t know what they were talking about. Spit on my ass and I’ll knock you out. I ain’t going to sing and march, man. But I’m fair.
In case you haven’t heard, Gran Torino is a moving story about trust, friendship, manliness, desert, and community. Wonderful film. Riffing on similar themes in Esquire, Clint christens the current generation, the generation of the beta male:
We live in more of a pussy generation now, where everybody’s become used to saying, “Well, how do we handle it psychologically?” In those days, you just punched the bully back and duked it out. Even if the guy was older and could push you around, at least you were respected for fighting back, and you’d be left alone from then on…
I don’t know if I can tell you exactly when the pussy generation started. Maybe when people started asking about the meaning of life.