Actor Samuel L. Jackson lashed out at President Trump’s plan to allow teachers to arm themselves, firing off an obscene tweet with some choice words.
The President has already made his views on Jackson known – and yes, there’s a tweet for it.
After the high school mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on Valentines Day, the President has voiced his support for a number of measures to end the violence. They include a ban on bump stocks and other gun accessories, raising the age requirement for purchase to 21, stricter background checks for mental illness, and arming teachers. And it is the arming of teachers that triggered Jackson.
On Friday, Jackson went on a profane rant on Twitter, attacking the President’s plan. “Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthaf**** that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!” he tweeted to his over seven million followers.
Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthafukka that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) February 23, 2018
The tweet garnered over 250,000 likes, as the gun-control left piled on.
Samuel L. Jackson and President Trump have tangled before, as The Daily Mail points out.
Jackson and Trump have gone head-to-head before. In 2016, Jackson accused the real-estate mogul of cheating at golf and that he received a surprise bill from Trump for being a member of one of his courses.
In the past, President Trump had already weighed in with his opinion on Jackson. “I don’t know @SamuelLJackson, to best of my knowledge haven’t played golf w/him & think he does too many TV commercials—boring. Not a fan,” he tweeted in 2016.
I don’t know @SamuelLJackson, to best of my knowledge haven't played golf w/him & think he does too many TV commercials—boring. Not a fan.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2016
Samuel L. Jackson isn’t afraid to slam the President or take on left-wing causes. He recently tweeted out an appeal to followers to buy “Treyvon” hoodies to benefit the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
#liberatedpeople is selling hoodies to raise $50k for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. Step 1. Go here: https://t.co/f2sx0IA99W Step 2. get a hoodie (or 10). Step 3. Get involved and Stand Up! pic.twitter.com/GltiLjysVO
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) January 15, 2018