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In New Movie, Woody Harrelson’s Odious Character Impugns Founding Fathers and Fox News

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<p>In a movie opening next week, left-wing activist Woody Harrelson plays a dirty cop in 1999 Los Angeles whose character impugns the Founding Fathers as “all slave-owners” and warns that if he is fired “I’ll have my own show on Fox News inside one week.” <br /><br />“I am not a racist,” he declares in a clip from Rampart played on Thursday’s Late Show, arguing: “Now, you want to be mad at someone, try J. Edgar Hoover. He was a racist. Or the Founding Fathers, all slave-owners.” Some Founding Fathers owned slaves, but certainly not “all.”<br /><br />In a scene in the promotional trailer featured on Millennium Entertainment’s site for the film, Harrelson’s dirty police officer character threatens: “If you force me to retire, I’ll have my own show on Fox News inside one week. You’ll be my first guest.”</p><p><a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-baker/2012/02/04/new-movie-woody-har…; target="_blank">Cross-posted</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</p>