Actor Rob Lowe: People Should Be Less Dependent on Government, 'More Responsible for Their Own Lives'

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Speaking to Meet the Press moderator David Gregory for NBC's web-based program Press Pass on Sunday, usually liberal actor Rob Lowe expressed a more conservative political perspective: "Just my own world view is that the individual needs to be more responsible for their own lives and that's not the conversation we're having right now, for whatever reason."

Lowe was discussing his role as President Kennedy in the new documentary Killing Kennedy and used JFK to make his point: "Kennedy's 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country' I think that's – our discussion is the inverse. People are asking, 'What can our government do for us?'"

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