"Ninety-nine percent of Americans were hurt by the Great Recession of 2008, and many are still recovering," Mr. Lee says. "And that's why I am officially endorsing my brother Bernie Sanders. Bernie takes no money from corporations. Nada. Which means he is not on the take. And when Bernie gets in the White House, he will do the right thing."
"Chi-Raq" director Spike Lee similarly took to Instagram to say he "cannot support" Hollywood's executive "gate keepers" who "Decide What Gets Made And What Gets Jettisoned To 'Turnaround' Or Scrap Heap."