"He’s onto something, because secretly everybody’s getting tired of political correctness, kissing up," Eastwood said. "What Trump is onto is he’s just saying what’s on his mind. And sometimes it’s not so good. And sometimes it’s … I mean, I can understand where he’s coming from, but I don’t always agree with it."
He referred to Trump’s comments about a judge’s Mexican heritage, saying, "He’s said a lot of dumb things. So have all of them. Both sides. But everybody—the press and everybody’s going, 'Oh, well, that’s racist,' and they’re making a big hoodoo out of it. Just (expletive) get over it. It’s a sad time in history."
That and his comment about how things were back in his day sparked some heated commentary on Twitter: