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Rich Hollywood Director Says ‘American Christians’ Are ‘Racist,’ ‘Greedy,’ and ‘Nationalistic’

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Scott Derrickson is a film director. He’s known for The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), Sinister (2012), and the 2016fwearing Marvel property the occultic Doctor Strange. For some reason, Derrickson is not happy with Christians, describing them as a whole “greedy, “racist,” and “nationalistic.”

Derrickson begins his Twitter post trying to explain why “Christians put Trump into office.” Actually, Christians did not put Trump into office. It took more than Christians to get Trump elected. As a Christian, I voted for Trump because the alternative — Hillary Clinton — was too dreadful to contemplate. I also knew that Trump would not sit back and take it like Republicans like to do. Trump has taken on the Democrats, media, and the Establishment Republicans. While I like most of Ted Cruz’s policies, I don’t think he would have beaten Hillary. Even with all his failings, Trump is doing what needs to be done. Is he perfect? Far from it. Anyone familiar with the Bible knows that most of the political leaders in Israel were flawed. Derrickson should know this since he graduated from of BIOLA University (Bible Institute of Los Angeles) in 1990.

Like so many other political observers, Derrickson doesn’t get it, so he does the only thing he can do — make stupid statements.

He claims to be for the “things of Christ” and against the things “Christ was vehemently against,” but this did not stop him from directing Doctor Strange in 2016:

But the whole point of Doctor Strange is that the titular protagonist enlightens himself through black magic. The character rose to prominence just as the American counterculture was beginning to dabble…
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