Chris Evans Counters Trump’s Rally With A Stunning July 4th Message Of His Own

The "Captain America" actor warns that we're in an era of "fear, hate, lies and complicity."
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Actor Chris Evans, best known for playing Captain America, shared an Independence Day reminder of what the holiday really celebrates: “courage in the face of tyranny.”

The message sent on Twitter didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name.

But it was posted hours before the president’s highly publicized ― and much criticizedFourth of July event at the Lincoln Memorial, and Evans warned of how future generations will look back on this period of history:

Evans has been a frequent Trump critic, often using his Twitter feed to take the president to task on issues ranging from climate change to Russia ― and has done it even after being warned by his advisers to lay off the politics.

“Look, I’m in a business where you’ve got to sell tickets,” he told Esquire in 2017. “But, my God, I would not be able to look at myself in the mirror if I felt strongly about something and didn’t speak up.”

And if that means some people won’t see his movies as a result?

“I’m OK with that,” he said.

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