"I believe that it is our responsibility to uphold what it is to be an American and what America is about and the true meaning of what it means to pursue the American dream."
We are now 12 days away from President Obama’s official exit from the White House and we’re all still trying to cope with who his successor is. In true Viola Davis fashion, the now Golden Globe winning actress confronted a question about President-elect Donald Trump just moments after her big win and handled the moment with complete grace.
- “Believe it or not, we move Trump from the equation because I feel that it’s bigger than him,” she began. “I believe that it is our responsibility to uphold what it is to be an American and what America is about and the true meaning of what it means to pursue the American dream. I think America, in and of itself, has been an affirmation but I think it has fallen short a lot because there is no way we can have anyone in office who is not an extension of our own belief system. So then what does that say about us? And I think if you answer that question, I think that that says it all.” You better say that, Queen Viola.
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