Both argue that Obama is a wolf in sheep’s clothing and that people have forgiven him a lot because of the “nightmare of the Bush presidency that preceded him.”
Oliver Stone says: President Obama has played a key role in turning the United States into an “Orwellian” society, that the Obama administration violated the Constitution and the rule of law as the previous Bush administration.
In the interview, Oliver Stone said: “He has taken all the Bush changes. He basically put them into the establishment. He has codified them … it’s an Orwellian state. It might not be oppressive on the surface, but there is no place to hide. Some part of you is going to end up in the database somewhere.”
Oliver Stone on the Untold U.S. History from Atomic Age, Vietnam to Obama’s Drone War 1 of 2
Academy Award-winning Oliver Stone has teamed up with historian Peter Kuznick to produce a 10-part Showtime series called “Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States.” Drawing on archival findings and recently declassified documents, the filmmakers critically examine U.S. history, from the atomic bombing of Japan to the Cold War, to the fall of communism, and continuing all the way through to the Obama administration.
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