Matthew McConaughey to Good Morning Britain‘s Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid
“We need liberals…what I don’t think we need [are] illiberals” — i.e., wokesters. “What I don’t think some liberals see is they’re being cannibalized by [the Khmer Rouge].
“Where the water line is gonna land on freedom of speech, what we allow and what we don’t, where this cancel culture goes, is a very interesting place that we’re engaged in as a society and are trying to figure out. We haven’t found the right spot.
“You’ve got to have confrontation to have unity. That’s when a democracy works really well. I would argue we don’t have true confrontation right now, confrontation that gives some validation and legitimizes the opposing point of view.
“[Instead of giving] a legitimacy or validation to an opposing point of view, we make it persona non grata, and that’s unconstitutional.”