Thankfully, the people are very smart and they won’t be dissuaded by smear merchants who seek destruction through character assassination. The mistake that these people make is in not realizing that when they label my movie racist, they're also labeling the millions of Americans who enjoyed it and found it informative as also being racist, and generally speaking, people don't take too kindly to being called disgusting names like that. The folks, not liberal film critics who are out of touch with the people they purport to serve, will decide the fate of our movie. I’m calling on all fair-minded Americans to respond to this hate-speech with the most effective tools they have: their feet, and, oh yes, their social networks. I hope they will send a message to liberal film critics by going back to the theater to watch 2016-this time with friends, and refuse to be bullied or kowtowed into silence.