Veteran American filmmaker David Lynch has issued a rebuke to Donald Trump after the president touted a quote from him saying Trump could be remembered as one of the greatest presidents in US history.
In a post on his Facebook page, Lynch told the president that his comment from an Breitbart article was taken out of context and needed some explaining.
Lynch told the president that his divisive policies that have disrupted political norms will ultimately prevent him from being remembered as a great president.
“Unfortunately, if you continue as you have been, you will not have a chance to go down in history as a great president,” Lynch wrote. “This would be very sad it seems for you — and for the country. You are causing suffering and division.”
On Monday, Trump tweeted a link to the Breitbart article that featured a comment Lynch made in a lengthy profile published by The Guardian.
The director had told the newspaper that Trump…