Actor Jon Lovitz was flummoxed that his expletive-laced, anti-Obama diatribe made international news. “Because I criticized the President, it’s news?” Lovitz tweeted incredulously. “Last I checked, he’s President, not King! This is America! Freedom of Speech. what’s the bfd?”
Last week, Lovitz lit into the president over taxes during his ABC’s of SNL podcast.
“This whole thing with Obama saying the rich don’t pay their taxes is fucking bullshit. And I voted for the guy and I’m a Democrat. What a fucking asshole,” Lovitz fumed.
Lovitz clarified that he was “upset with the President LYING.” “I pay my fair share of taxes and so does everyone else I know who is in the same tax bracket,” Lovitz wrote.
He added that he didn’t think Obama’s tax policies were a Republican or Democrat issue, just a question of “business and math”:
Lovitz tweeted a video of his remarks, saying “it’s a lot different when you watch it.”
Watch the video of Lovitz’s anti-Obama remarks below (NSFW):
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