Critics blast new ‘Rambo’ as racist, pro-Trump for daring to show border violence

Critics blast new ‘Rambo’ as racist, pro-Trump for daring to show border violence
Image: YouTube screen grab via Lionsgate Films

[Ed. – So the Mexicans who really are ‘murderers, drug dealers and rapists’ are a forbidden topic even in a work of fiction?]

Critics are branding the new “Rambo” movie as racist because it dares to depict the actual violence that takes place on the Unites States’ southern border.

“Rambo: Last Blood” is being slammed by professional critics as xenophobic, racist, and a call for President Trump’s border wall thanks to its politically incorrect storyline.

The fifth addition to the long-running action franchise finds Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) going up against a drug cartel after they kidnap a young woman he considers to be family.

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“Screenwriters Matthew Cirulnick and Stallone adopt the racist view of Mexicans as murderers, drug dealers and rapists, devoid of cultural context or exceptions, beyond the ‘independent journalist’ (Paz Vega) keeping tabs on their whereabouts,” reads Variety’s review of the film.

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