In an interview in Esquire magazine Clint Eastwood praised the Republican Donald Trump for being "on to something." In the interview posted online Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, the actor-director hailed Trump as a foe of political correctness and lamented what he called "the kiss-ass generation."

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Times have significantly changed for the better since Eastwood was growing up, and it’s best to keep up with racial equity rather than dwell on how it used to be when black people were severely discriminated against in every aspect.