The Bourne Hypocrisy: Action Star Matt Damon Makes Plea for Australia-Style Gun Grab

“I wish we could be sensible like that but I don’t think that’s going to happen in my lifetime.”

Hollywood liberal Matt Damon makes millions per movie as a gun-wielding action star, most notably in his multiple roles as superspy Jason Bourne. But in real life, Damon doesn't want anyone else profiting from guns the same way he has.

Right now, Damon is in Australia promoting the latest in his blockbuster movie franchise, Jason Bourne. The megastar made a plea for America to follow in the footsteps of the Down Under gun ban imposed on the country in the 1990s.

He addressed his moviegoing audience:

"You guys did it here in one fell swoop and I wish that could happen in my country, but it’s such a personal issue for people that we cannot talk about it sensibly. We just can’t.”

As Breitbart noted, Damon said that if mass shootings and schoolchildren being murdered aren't going to open the pathway to gun control, nothing short of a few more eons of evolution will do it either:

"Obviously mass shootings aren’t going to do it. There have been so many of them at this point. Sandy Hook, when those children were murdered, if that didn’t do it, you know, I just don’t know. Maybe we just need to evolve further before we can have that conversation, I don’t know.”

Damon wants the same "sensible" gun ban that Australia made but said he would probably never see it:

"I wish we could be sensible like that but I don’t think that’s going to happen in my lifetime.”

With that kind of talk about a gun grab, a lot of Americans will probably say the same thing about going to see his movies in the future.

In a Facebook post, Breitbart offered the following challenge to Damon:

You want a gun ban? Put your money where your mouth is; right now, vow never to appear in any film with a gun. Also, donate every penny you've ever received from films featuring weapons. Come on, Matt. Live those progressive values. Put up or shut up, you rich, Leftist hypocrite. Signed, We the People

And give up those easy millions? Not in his lifetime!

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