[…] That’s what we’re doing now, we’re walking across Mordor.”He said he was feeling better about the future than he had in a long time, referencing how Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any future investigations related to Trump’s presidential campaign. Posted March 3, 2017 by Gina CarboneSean Astin knows a powerful speech by his “Lord of the Rings” character, Samwise Gamgee, has been a rallying cry for the anti-President Trump crowd, but he’s also channeling Sam’s optimism about the future. you know, he’s been growing,” Astin continued. We’re on a long journey, just taking it day by day, so keep your spirits up and don’t lose hope.TMZ caught up with Astin at the airport, and they talked about “The Lord of the Rings” as a political metaphor. “And Trump has shown signs of willing to behave in a way that isn’t … Now we’re in March and things are happening. So I think it was more like Frodo and Sam walking across Mordor. It’s a low bar, but I’ve noted his growth.”Here’s Sam’s speech:[via TMZ]Want more stuff like this? “I’ve noted his growth. Like us on Facebook. As Astin put it, “I think ‘Lord of the Rings’ is about persevering in the face of overwhelming odds. […] It’s funny, right when Trump got elected, there’s a speech that Samwise delivers in ‘The Two Towers’ where he talks about there’s some good in this world that worth fighting for.”TMZ said that’s his quote, right?Astin responded, “Yeah but that was in November.