Filmmaker and director Sean Penn raged over Americans calling for peace in Ukraine during an interview for Deadline’s Doc Talk podcast.
Penn expressed anger at propose peace talks while recalling what he witnessed inside the presidential palace in Ukraine on the day war was declared.
While Penn went after Conservatives for failing to be outraged over Russia’s “aggression,” he also took aim at liberals, describing those calling for peace talks as “politically correct morons.”
“How dare we talk about their negotiation?” Penn asked how they would feel if somebody seized New York “and your mother and father lived there, and now you can negotiate it away for peace?”
Penn also responded to being called a Ukraine war hawk, calling out the left for their misplaced sense of compassion.
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Earlier this year, Penn said America needs to accept “a level of shame” for not sending enough money to Ukraine.
The US has sent over $100 Billion to Ukraine since the war began.
Penn made his comments after screening his documentary Superpower, a propaganda film about the attack on Ukraine and its president Volodymyr Zelensky, which premiered in Berlin on Saturday.
The actor went on to warn that if Russia wins its war, the world will be in trouble.
“If you imagine what it is if Russia wins, we are all fucked. Just dead f**ked,” Penn said, according to the Guardian.
“We are already as Americans, I can say, we are having to take on board a level of shame for not having scaled up sooner with the weapons.”
“I think that it’s very clear that, whatever it is going to take to keep US troops out of there [Ukraine], ultimately we will do. And so why not now?” he continued.
Penn said he believes the West must rise to save Ukraine and President Zelensky, who he describes as a man with “a tangible sense of the human need for freedom,” while calling Putin a “creepy bully.”
“I don’t like a creepy little bully threatening him [Zelensky] and his country,” Penn said during his comments. “I do like that there’s no threat that scares Zelensky or the Ukrainians.”
He also admitted that his documentary about the war between Russia and Ukraine is biased.
“This is not an unbiased film because this is not an unambiguous war,” he exclaimed.
“The word’ propaganda’ can be used as a disparagement. As part of showing the truth of Ukraine’s absolute unity in pursuing all those things without which life is not worth living, then I’m very happy to be considered a propagandist.”
“We made an unapologetically biased film, because that was the true story we found.”
Last month, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the West must be prepared for a “long war in Ukraine,” adding that there is “no doubt” Ukraine will eventually join the American-led military alliance.
The Norwegian politician quashed any hope of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine coming to an end any time soon.
“Most wars last longer than expected when they first begin,” Stoltenberg said per France24.
“Therefore, we must prepare ourselves for a long war in Ukraine,” the NATO Chief said.
“We are all wishing for a quick peace,” the NATO Secretary General continued.
“But at the same time, we must recognize: if President Zelensky and the Ukrainians stop fighting, their country will no longer exist. If President Putin and Russia lay down their weapons, we will have peace.”