# Criticizes Trump
12 Jan 2017
In an interview with Vanity Fair, talking about Donald Trump's election, Ava DuVernay said
It’s a different era of ineptitude and audacity and misogyny and ignorance that we haven’t experienced, I don’t think. But it’s not as if we haven’t been in times before where we have presidents who’ve gone in and done damage to the very freedoms that forward-thinking people have fought for. It’s not as if we’ve not stood on the edge of a time like this before. This is super-sized, like times 10. . . It’s happening, so the question is: Now what? My answer is not, ‘Well, give him a chance, see how it goes.’ My answer is not, ‘Let’s just support and wait ’til another four years goes by.’ My answer is to resist.
This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Ava DuVernay's views on 20 Jun 2022.