‘Avengers’ Director Joss Whedon Says US Wins ‘Worst Country’ in Twitter Rant

Filmmaker calls attacks on Native Americans protesting Dakota pipeline “history repeating itself”

Last Updated: November 23, 2016 @ 1:06 PM

“Avengers” director Joss Whedon has a Thanksgiving message for America: “We win worst country.”

Whedon, who was a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter during the campaign, wasn’t referring to the election when he sent the disparaging message. He was responding to a tweet from actor Mark Ruffalo regarding the reported tear-gassing of Native Americans protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Whedon followed up the message by tweeting, “‘Your people are hungry? Here, this is corn. You pull off the husk & you shove it right up your ass’ -Native Americans, if only they’d known.”

The famed director recently shot a PSA encouraging people to vote and has been extremely vocal on Twitter over the recent presidential election, calling for a ballot audit and claiming that Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin rigged the election.

Here are some of the tweets Whedon has fired off in the last 24 hours:

Whedon might have a point, as a group of prominent scientists and lawyers is urging Clinton to challenge the results of the 2016 election, saying they’ve found evidence of hacking or manipulation of the vote in three key states.

University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society Director J. Alex Halderman said in a Medium post that the election results were “probably not” the result of a cyber attack, but that he doesn’t see the harm in looking into it.

“The only way to know whether a cyberattack changed the result is to closely examine the available physical evidence  —  paper ballots and voting equipment in critical states like Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, nobody is ever going to examine that evidence unless candidates in those states act now, in the next several days, to petition for recounts,” Halderman wrote.

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