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Abc, cnn.com, and Detroit: 548 FOX 29 News at Nine FOX 29 CURRENTS SAN ANTONIO 71° JESSICA HEAD LEY 71° KERRVILLE 69° TEXASAL CASE ARISING FROM THE DEATH OF A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY ON A WATE SPORTS NHL DETROIT 2 MONTREAL CARARIN SI gangster-computer-kebab: libertarirynn: fernandothefox: slatmes: skywalkingintheair: hello-kitty-senpai: friendly-neighborhood-patriarch: pennamites: castle-engineer: diarrheaworldstarhiphop: This is one of those things that I already knew was true, but seeing it so blatantly displayed makes me feel like like I am finding out about it for the first time. CIA is getting lazy O.o “It’s just a script whats the problem lol” the problem is that Fox, CNN, CBS, and all the other channels repped here, despite claiming to be different companies with different viewpoints, all had the exact same script, word for word, to push the exact same viewpoint that smaller, independent news outlets are Fake News and “A Threat To Our Democracy.” The fact that they have scripts isn’t the problem. The problem is they all, each and every one, have the exact same script down to the letter and in some cases the fucking inflection, which basically reads “small news stations are untrustworthy and a Threat to your Way Of Life, only trust Us, We Are Verified.” Uh, that’s sort of the opposite of what’s going on here. All of the stations here are local stations which have been bought by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative group which has come under fire in the past for forcing news anchors on its stations to recite right-wing propaganda. So, yes, small news stations are under attack - but not from CNN and CBS (the stations in the video are local affiliates, not the national networks), from being taken over by Sinclair. Until recently the FCC wouldn’t allow this kind of broad ownership of the airwaves. There’s actually an active investigation into whether Ajit Pai changed rules to benefit Sinclair’s recent expansions (source: CNN, NYTimes). Is no one going to point out how a lot of them where Fox News??… Are you dense? These are local media stations owned by the same parent company, not the same as the Fox News network. And several of them were CBS and ABC. This has literally nothing to do with Fox News. When you follow the money trail, you realize there is literally no difference between so-called “liberal” and “conservative” media.  Of course there isn’t. They’re just there to sate the masses and keep them divided. Anybody who doesn’t know this by now is kidding themselves
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slatmes:

skywalkingintheair:

hello-kitty-senpai:

friendly-neighborhood-patriarch:

pennamites:

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diarrheaworldstarhiphop:



This is one of those things that I already knew was true, but seeing it so blatantly displayed makes me feel like like I am finding out about it for the first time.

CIA is getting lazy

O.o

“It’s just a script whats the problem lol” the problem is that Fox, CNN, CBS, and all the other channels repped here, despite claiming to be different companies with different viewpoints, all had the exact same script, word for word, to push the exact same viewpoint that smaller, independent news outlets are Fake News and “A Threat To Our Democracy.” The fact that they have scripts isn’t the problem. The problem is they all, each and every one, have the exact same script down to the letter and in some cases the fucking inflection, which basically reads “small news stations are untrustworthy and a Threat to your Way Of Life, only trust Us, We Are Verified.”

Uh, that’s sort of the opposite of what’s going on here. All of the stations here are local stations which have been bought by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative group which has come under fire in the past for forcing news anchors on its stations to recite right-wing propaganda. So, yes, small news stations are under attack - but not from CNN and CBS (the stations in the video are local affiliates, not the national networks), from being taken over by Sinclair.

Until recently the FCC wouldn’t allow this kind of broad ownership of the airwaves. There’s actually an active investigation into whether Ajit Pai changed rules to benefit Sinclair’s recent expansions (source: CNN, NYTimes). 


Is no one going to point out how a lot of them where Fox News??…


Are you dense? These are local media stations owned by the same parent company, not the same as the Fox News network. And several of them were CBS and ABC. This has literally nothing to do with Fox News.

When you follow the money trail, you realize there is literally no difference between so-called “liberal” and “conservative” media.  

Of course there isn’t. They’re just there to sate the masses and keep them divided. Anybody who doesn’t know this by now is kidding themselves

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Abc, cnn.com, and Detroit: 548 FOX 29 News at Nine FOX 29 CURRENTS SAN ANTONIO 71° JESSICA HEAD LEY 71° KERRVILLE 69° TEXASAL CASE ARISING FROM THE DEATH OF A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY ON A WATE SPORTS NHL DETROIT 2 MONTREAL CARARIN SI fernandothefox: slatmes: skywalkingintheair: hello-kitty-senpai: friendly-neighborhood-patriarch: pennamites: castle-engineer: diarrheaworldstarhiphop: This is one of those things that I already knew was true, but seeing it so blatantly displayed makes me feel like like I am finding out about it for the first time. CIA is getting lazy O.o “It’s just a script whats the problem lol” the problem is that Fox, CNN, CBS, and all the other channels repped here, despite claiming to be different companies with different viewpoints, all had the exact same script, word for word, to push the exact same viewpoint that smaller, independent news outlets are Fake News and “A Threat To Our Democracy.” The fact that they have scripts isn’t the problem. The problem is they all, each and every one, have the exact same script down to the letter and in some cases the fucking inflection, which basically reads “small news stations are untrustworthy and a Threat to your Way Of Life, only trust Us, We Are Verified.” Uh, that’s sort of the opposite of what’s going on here. All of the stations here are local stations which have been bought by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative group which has come under fire in the past for forcing news anchors on its stations to recite right-wing propaganda. So, yes, small news stations are under attack - but not from CNN and CBS (the stations in the video are local affiliates, not the national networks), from being taken over by Sinclair. Until recently the FCC wouldn’t allow this kind of broad ownership of the airwaves. There’s actually an active investigation into whether Ajit Pai changed rules to benefit Sinclair’s recent expansions (source: CNN, NYTimes). Is no one going to point out how a lot of them where Fox News??… Are you dense? These are local media stations owned by the same parent company, not the same as the Fox News network. And several of them were CBS and ABC. This has literally nothing to do with Fox News.
Abc, cnn.com, and Detroit: 548
 FOX 29
 News at Nine
 FOX 29
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 SAN ANTONIO
 71°
 JESSICA HEAD
 LEY
 71°
 KERRVILLE
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 TEXASAL CASE ARISING FROM THE DEATH OF A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY ON A WATE
 SPORTS NHL DETROIT
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 MONTREAL
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fernandothefox:

slatmes:
skywalkingintheair:

hello-kitty-senpai:

friendly-neighborhood-patriarch:

pennamites:

castle-engineer:

diarrheaworldstarhiphop:



This is one of those things that I already knew was true, but seeing it so blatantly displayed makes me feel like like I am finding out about it for the first time.

CIA is getting lazy

O.o

“It’s just a script whats the problem lol” the problem is that Fox, CNN, CBS, and all the other channels repped here, despite claiming to be different companies with different viewpoints, all had the exact same script, word for word, to push the exact same viewpoint that smaller, independent news outlets are Fake News and “A Threat To Our Democracy.” The fact that they have scripts isn’t the problem. The problem is they all, each and every one, have the exact same script down to the letter and in some cases the fucking inflection, which basically reads “small news stations are untrustworthy and a Threat to your Way Of Life, only trust Us, We Are Verified.”

Uh, that’s sort of the opposite of what’s going on here. All of the stations here are local stations which have been bought by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative group which has come under fire in the past for forcing news anchors on its stations to recite right-wing propaganda. So, yes, small news stations are under attack - but not from CNN and CBS (the stations in the video are local affiliates, not the national networks), from being taken over by Sinclair.

Until recently the FCC wouldn’t allow this kind of broad ownership of the airwaves. There’s actually an active investigation into whether Ajit Pai changed rules to benefit Sinclair’s recent expansions (source: CNN, NYTimes). 


Is no one going to point out how a lot of them where Fox News??…

Are you dense? These are local media stations owned by the same parent company, not the same as the Fox News network. And several of them were CBS and ABC. This has literally nothing to do with Fox News.

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Arguing, Bad, and Beautiful: * Watch Dra Cuddy:Mother Gothel by Aveku-chan-Kataang Customization /Wallpaper/ People / Females @2011-2016 Aveku-chan-Kataang YES! C'MON! 8DDD <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/176459494915/hst3000-rainbowloliofjustice" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://hst3000.tumblr.com/post/176070852987/rainbowloliofjustice-thedoctorofall" class="tumblr_blog">hst3000</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://rainbowloliofjustice.tumblr.com/post/176051226472/thedoctorofall-ava-burton-writing" class="tumblr_blog">rainbowloliofjustice</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thedoctorofall.tumblr.com/post/176049574122/ava-burton-writing-dragonenby" class="tumblr_blog">thedoctorofall</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://ava-burton-writing.tumblr.com/post/175913515322/dragonenby-writingwithcolor" class="tumblr_blog">ava-burton-writing</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://dragonenby.tumblr.com/post/175899318762/writingwithcolor-so-many-miles-to-go" class="tumblr_blog">dragonenby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://writingwithcolor.tumblr.com/post/154992689002/so-many-miles-to-go-aworldinneedofmagic" class="tumblr_blog">writingwithcolor</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://so-many-miles-to-go.tumblr.com/post/154736881768/aworldinneedofmagic-the-independent-jew" class="tumblr_blog">so-many-miles-to-go</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://aworldinneedofmagic.tumblr.com/post/154715496153/the-independent-jew-so-many-miles-to-go" class="tumblr_blog">aworldinneedofmagic</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-independent-jew.tumblr.com/post/154343314825/smol-mother-rose-so-many-miles-to-go-yeah" class="tumblr_blog">the-independent-jew</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://so-many-miles-to-go.tumblr.com/post/154339137228/smol-mother-rose-so-many-miles-to-go-yeah" class="tumblr_blog">so-many-miles-to-go</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://smol-mother-rose.tumblr.com/post/154322589416/so-many-miles-to-go-yeah-theres-a-reason-for" class="tumblr_blog">smol-mother-rose</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://so-many-miles-to-go.tumblr.com/post/154319305938/yeah-theres-a-reason-for-that-its-called" class="tumblr_blog">so-many-miles-to-go</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Yeah, there’s a reason for that.</p> <p>It’s called: <b>antisemitic caricature.</b></p> </blockquote> <p>I don’t understand what’s Jewish about mother gothel… she has a typical Disney face doesn’t she? Is it the curly hair..? I mean her nose and everything else seem normal? </p> <p>I’m sorry, I’m just trying to figure it out, you don’t have to answer if you don’t want to.</p> </blockquote> <p>dark curly hair - long hooked nose - darker complexion than the blond blue eyed heroine 9and really the rest of the cast - portrayed as greedy and evil.</p> <p>Lisa Edelstein is Jewish.  As are Idina Menzel and Amy Winehouse, both of whom I have seen compared in looks to Gothel.  Gothel’s design is a pretty clear caricature of ethnically Jewish women.  </p> <hr><p>This is a pretty good contrast between Rapunzel and Gothel.  <b><i>Rapunzel</i></b> has the “typical Disney face”:</p> <figure data-orig-width="1876" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/c6a02d31e5325ce3897ea40bca1db98c/tumblr_inline_oi1alyTZwN1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="1876" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><p>Here’s a more close up look at her features.</p> <figure data-orig-width="736" data-orig-height="414" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/81263a61b9b531b9a037bb3c2474d87d/tumblr_inline_oi1amcSI571u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="736" data-orig-height="414"/></figure><p>The hooked nose becomes even more pronounced as she becomes “eviler.”</p> <figure data-orig-width="640" data-orig-height="531" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2cab6154654958a036ca5787f037fb2a/tumblr_inline_oi1ampHH5I1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="640" data-orig-height="531"/></figure><hr><p>If you wanted to claim that there was noting out of the ordinary for Disney animation when it came to Gothel’s features, you would have to find at least one Disney princess or heroine with similar characteristics (long hooked nose and dark curly hair, etc).</p> <p>But here is what we have is -</p> <p><b>small noses that turn up at the end:</b></p> <figure data-orig-width="626" data-orig-height="313" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/795ee2dbccf93c8be84f2e494375d885/tumblr_inline_oi1an5YIKL1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="626" data-orig-height="313"/></figure><p><b>wide, flatter noses</b> (though cheers to Disney for not putting button noses on their characters of color, although Esmerelda’s clothing design deserves another essay on Rromani stereotypes and there are some major issues with Pocahontas as well)</p> <figure data-orig-width="621" data-orig-height="310" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/cf1bb1115b150fc66fe3a135c2b1f7ae/tumblr_inline_oi1anhfdcO1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="621" data-orig-height="310"/></figure><p>And then a few <b>misc noses</b> (again, props for Jasmine’s nose not being a button):</p> <figure data-orig-width="466" data-orig-height="155" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4c972fc2df9f1f9fd3025d72babafcef/tumblr_inline_oi1anq7O7d1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="466" data-orig-height="155"/></figure><hr><p>Apart from just the design of Gothel, there’s also the whole: <b>“obviously ‘other’ (read Jewish) woman kidnaps the pretty blonde (read: gentile) kid to use her for ritualistic/magical purposes”</b></p> <p>Like that right there <b><i>on top of</i> </b>the aesthetic Jewish-coding is what pushed the antisemitic caricature over the top for me.  It harkens back to antisemitic blood libel that claimed that Jews stole gentile children for all manner of nefarious reasons. Even when Gothel is in “mother” role to Rapunzel, she’s is shown as nagging and passive aggressive, both antisemitic stereotypes of Jewish women.</p> <p><b>There is no one thing that makes her an antisemitic caricature, but the design, plus the storyline she plays out, plus her characterization cement the overall character as antisemitic.  </b></p> <p>Jew-coding a villain is not in itself always antisemitic when there are also Jewish coded <b>heroes</b>. Rapunzel does not have that.</p> <p>Having a villain steal a baby for magical/ritualistic reasons is not always antisemitic as long as the villain is not Jew-coded.  Rapunzel fails this as well.</p> <p>Having a nagging and passive aggressive mother character is not antisemitic provided that she is not, again, coded as Jewish.  Rapunzel fails once again.</p> <p>Hope this helps.</p> <hr><p><b>EDIT: </b><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mjHVWLfz9CujkJO8PWDNbUA">@ariminak</a> pointed out that some of my wording made it sound like Gothel’s features <i>only</i> stereotypically caricatured Ashkenazi women when in fact that is not the case.  I changed the language to remove that phrasing and make it clear that any ethnically Jewish women can be affected by this type of aesthetic trope. If you reblogged the old version, could you please delete it and reblog this one instead.</p> </blockquote> <p>Spread this version so people recognize that this stuff harms all Jewish women. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>omfg can y’all chill the fuck out, any race can be portrayed as hero or villain, it’s a fucking kids movie not a political statement</p> </blockquote> <p>So I’m guessing you’re white and a gentile. As such, you’ve more than likely grown up looking at tv and movies and fairytales and seeing your face in those of the heroes.</p> <p>Jewish people don’t get that.  When we are portrayed in live action, our characters are more often than not whitewashed and in other media, our features are used and caricaturized to create “evil looking” villains.</p> <p>You don’t see it because you’ve been ingrained with the idea that “ethnic” features are just “how you make a character look evil.”  You don’t look at Gothel and see your mother.  You don’t see yourself and your people.  You don’t see decades of propaganda aimed at fostering hate against you and ultimately seeking to destroy you.  </p> <p>But seeing how<a href="http://aworldinneedofmagic.tumblr.com/post/148709289078/drwhothefuckyouthinkyoutalkinto-gelopanda"> you also seem to think that saying you’re not attracted to <i>an entire race</i> of people ISN’T racist</a>, you really don’t get any say on any of this.</p> <p>So really, you need to chill the fuck out and stop telling marginalized people to stop talking about the tools of our own marginalization.</p> <p><b>Let’s play a game I like to call: <i>Movie Villain or Antisemitic Propaganda:</i></b></p> <figure data-orig-width="726" data-orig-height="446" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ef40a021948f154c0b106784323660aa/tumblr_inline_oii52q367I1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="726" data-orig-height="446"/></figure><p>Many “evil witch” tropes were built on European antisemitic stereotypes, not just in appearance but in the storylines they play out as well. Greediness, stealing children, killing children, hunger for power, etc.  <b>Every time a movie villain design uses stereotyped Jewish features to communicate “evilness” to an audience, they perpetuate the marginalization of the people they are using. </b></p> <p>One big issue I have is that Gothel’s didn’t start out as the antisemitic caricature that made it to screen.  Much of the early concept art has a more dark romanticism feel.  </p> <figure data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6a26a0b8632d40346b1b4541b6829f02/tumblr_inline_oii6kjyfLA1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ad784bf14cf3600fc783cb3f6b9f0c70/tumblr_inline_oii6kjtoI61u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1100" data-orig-height="741" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8163c91a59863a27fef98dcb16bd8782/tumblr_inline_oii6kk5zKZ1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="1100" data-orig-height="741"/></figure><p>They changed the original design. Presumably to make Gothel more “other” from the good characters in the movie. <b> At some point, a decision was made that dark curly hair and a hooked nose wound better convey their villain.</b></p> <p>It really doesn’t matter if any of this was intentional, I’d actually bet that it wasn’t.  However, antisemitic tropes are so engrained in our societies that people like you, even when confronted with a step by step break down of what it is, feel comfortable thinking that there’s nothing wrong with it and mocking those calling it out as if we are overreacting.</p> <p>You seem to have completely ignored the majority of my post.  It is the character design, plus the characterization, plus the story line that mirrors blood libel that makes Gothel an antisemitic character. <b> It’s not just about someone of a certain race or ethnicity being a villain.  It’s about how stereotypes of a certain ethnic group are understood as “villainous” due to villains being repeatedly coded as Jewish over decades of film and tv.</b></p> <p>And contrary to your naive belief, all media is political to some extent. Every time a historically present minority is not included in film (ex: lily-white Harlem in Fantastical Beasts) or when a minority character is whitewashed, or when the “ethnic” features of a minority are used almost universally to portray bad guys, it is a political and social issue.  <b>When you never see yourselves as the people who play the hero or even see your people existing in a portrayal of a place where they should be, it is not benign.</b></p> </blockquote> <p>Reblogging again for these additions.</p> </blockquote> <p>I’m not Jewish, but I can imagine seeing yourself villanized again and again must wear on you so hard (like queer coded villains do on me). The stereotypes are so insidious, I didn’t even realize she was Jewish coded until I saw this post for the first time, and since then I’ve been able to pick up on more anti-semitic media.</p> <p>Stay cognizant! </p> </blockquote> <p>This is a writing blog so fellow writers! Please take a good look at your villains— even if they’re not Jewish, it can be antisemitic. Thanks. - A Jew™️</p> </blockquote> <p>I have a feeling this is all baseless, and groundless. If you’re assuming a character has to be a negative Jewish stereotype because you stereotype those features as bein Jewish. The one with the issue might be you</p> </blockquote> <p>Mother Gothel has a similar facial structure as Cruella De Vil. Pointy cheekbones and chin, etc. </p> <figure data-orig-width="1600" data-orig-height="921" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2ca38ab88da550b0df2c068dd610b59e/tumblr_inline_pc3u94DPjC1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1600" data-orig-height="921"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1003" data-orig-height="1458" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/20fba8157c93162a45ad83687045c4f4/tumblr_inline_pc3u9lFuTT1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1003" data-orig-height="1458"/></figure><p>She isn’t any shade specifically darker than any of the other characters. They deliberately chose pictures where Mother Gothel is either in the darkened tower, or it is night time. </p> <p>Also, they only compared Mother Gothel to other Disney protags rather than other Disney villains or even Disney characters who are older. Disney typically uses very angular features to convey villains. </p> <figure data-orig-width="720" data-orig-height="480" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a3257bff02583d7625f8fcc6d0450151/tumblr_inline_pc3uhqneNm1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="720" data-orig-height="480"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1808" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/eff51a7ac3da026cbd5c35bd2306849c/tumblr_inline_pc3ui75cWO1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1808" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1080" data-orig-width="1424"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4ca1d9a7d7d1d683fd24d2c7f6246df5/tumblr_inline_pc3yjcMx4N1tx5uef_1280.png" data-orig-height="1080" data-orig-width="1424"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="300" data-orig-height="240" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d881a63a0254cc8fbf8eaa8492f1fd52/tumblr_inline_pc3uji270c1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-height="240"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="220" data-orig-height="322"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2c053cbc17b4281c43e68dcf5d064a1c/tumblr_inline_pc3uuf11sU1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="220" data-orig-height="322"/></figure><p>Cruella has an upwards turned nose like most disney protags. It’s just sharper to go along with her other angular features.</p> <figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="375" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d000718627c5d7f706927ed24f5fdb53/tumblr_inline_pc3uvwOH951tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="375"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1440" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2c1714d66f95acfb83d0fa651a638290/tumblr_inline_pc3uw9SJcB1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1440" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><p>Hell you can even compare her to Maleficent</p> <figure data-orig-width="400" data-orig-height="300" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f71a5ad89503be687d6983421b7ee8f4/tumblr_inline_pc3uxnYbqh1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="400" data-orig-height="300"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="628" data-orig-height="418" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/194eadb0b5f82c48995786391f23de4d/tumblr_inline_pc3v17KSkb1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="628" data-orig-height="418"/></figure><p>Who you can see has no hooked or curved nose. In fact, her nose is more flat, similar to Jasmine.</p> <p>Also, many characters change from their concept art. Dr. Facilier went from this</p> <figure data-orig-width="371" data-orig-height="480" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8a288ad68dcba5beb215b58355329452/tumblr_inline_pc3upqCyHv1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="371" data-orig-height="480"/></figure><p>to this </p> <figure data-orig-width="435" data-orig-height="800" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8f165821d091d813a248966d7f907eaf/tumblr_inline_pc3uqz4ODa1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="435" data-orig-height="800"/></figure><p>The change from her hair being straight to curly has nothing to do with making her more “Jewish coded”. It’s the visual difference between her and Rapunzel, also, if anyone has forgotten… <i>Rapunzel’s natural hair color is brown, not blonde.</i></p> <figure data-orig-width="504" data-orig-height="460" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/54cf4524541b7c090e850bbe5e8f216d/tumblr_inline_pc3v6dvQEX1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="504" data-orig-height="460"/></figure><p>If they wanted to make a character Jewish coded, then why just stop at curly hair and hooked nose? Many people, of various religions, races, and cultures have hooked noses and curly dark hair. Why not just go the full yard if you wanted to make a Jewish coded character that is anti-Semitic? Why not give her Jewish clothing and make her look ugly, gross, and dirty? </p> <figure data-orig-width="512" data-orig-height="636" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9e1be5f1a6be51a1d48f412816d5eabd/tumblr_inline_pc3v9nvIuZ1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="512" data-orig-height="636"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="717" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ab077d76ddf1a292292d6bc02440a081/tumblr_inline_pc3va6j6LP1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="717"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="375" data-orig-height="255" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d59c6b2ad84f8509e38267470b500ffb/tumblr_inline_pc3vb30xWY1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="375" data-orig-height="255"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="407" data-orig-height="600" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/44e6d379c41c9d3b418ad21fbf60cb23/tumblr_inline_pc3vbmA1ES1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="407" data-orig-height="600"/></figure><p>They deliberately manipulated information and pointed out something and said, “See, Jewish stereotype.” even though you can see from mother Gothel’s profile picture, <i>her nose isn’t even hooked</i>. They’re picking out things that <i>could be</i> Jewish features or stereotypes and then saying that they are. </p> <p>“She’s greedy and evil” and so are pretty much all other Disney Villains. Ya know… gotta be evil to be a villain. Dr. Faciler, Gaston, The Evil Queen, Maleficent, Jafar, Scar… need I list more villains? Being evil and greedy =/= being jewish coded because evil and greedy are common traits of villains, <i>even within </i><br/></p> <p>“She has dark curly hair” so does Esmeralda and Moana. <br/></p> <p>“Hooked nose.” her nose isn’t even hooked. It’s flat, similar to Maleficent’s. Anytime someone’s head is bent or leaning forward, naturally, their nose will appear more hooked. that’s just anatomy. That happens to <i>everyone</i>. Hell, you can even see in the images <i>her nose isn’t hooked</i>. <br/></p> <p>If you can’t tell the difference between a Jewish caricature and Mother Gothel, then I think that’s a you problem. Stereotypes are not exclusive to one group. In fact, implying that is <i>even more racist and anti-semitic </i>than the character. </p> <p>Hell, in fact, prior to the 20th century, <i>red curly hair</i> was associated with Jewish people. So by that logic, Merida must be Jewish coded… but because she is <i>good</i> and looks like a Disney protag, she <i>can’t</i> be Jewish coded because she doesn’t have enough “Jewish stereotypes”. </p> <p>The stereotype of Jewish people being greedy originates from when Jewish people were legally restricted to being usurers… Which is where the stereotype comes from. However, even in Jewish religion and mythology, greed, as in any other religion, is often portrayed as a negative or bad trait. </p> <p>The irony is that they can only see Jewish stereotypes in <i>villainous characters</i> but can’t see any in the protagonists or heroes.</p> <figure data-orig-width="600" data-orig-height="400" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5dab9038b1c45aa7d8afd2a14fd57fdd/tumblr_inline_pc3wmuk1ny1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="600" data-orig-height="400"/></figure><p>Esmeralda (from Frollo’s perspective) is associated with sin and temptation… which is another Jewish stereotype (Beautiful Jewess / Belle Juive) and she has dark, curly hair (another Jewish stereotype). </p> <p>Merida has curly red hair, which was a Jewish stereotype before the 10th century. If we’re going this loosely based on stereotypes, you can even argue that Queen Eleanor is “Jewish-coded” because she is nagging, protective, and motherly. Ya know, the Jewish mother/wife stereotype. </p> <p>So you have two arguably Jewish-coded heroines and protags yet no one can see the Jewish stereotypes in them because they are <i>the good guys</i>. Or because they don’t have <i>certain</i> Jewish stereotypes.</p> <p>The thing is, stereotypes, are not all inherently bad, or rather, not all stereotypes are negative. Not all stereotypes originate from oppressors or people that are anti-semitic, racist, etc. Some stereotypes are often used as stock characters by people of a race or culture. Not every stereotype is exclusive to Jewish people either or even originates with anti-semitism. </p> <p>If you can <i>only</i> see yourself in villains then maybe it’s you rather than the creators or characters. You literally picked the bare minimum and made a mountain out of an ant hill.</p> </blockquote> <p>Maybe it’s me, but isn’t that shape of nose called the ROMAN nose? The propaganda ones seem a lot fatter and bulbous to me.</p> </blockquote> <p><i>&gt; They changed the original design. Presumably to make Gothel more “other” from the good characters in the movie. </i></p><p>Why, yes, the child kidnapper and abuser villain whose entire character motivation is based on <b>being different</b> is designed not to look like regular people, especially her “daughter”. Even her clothes are deliberately anachronistic.</p></blockquote> <p>This entire post has been quite a ride.</p>
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<p>Yeah, there’s a reason for that.</p>
<p>It’s called: <b>antisemitic caricature.</b></p>
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<p>I don’t understand what’s Jewish about mother gothel… she has a typical Disney face doesn’t she? Is it the curly hair..? I mean her nose and everything else seem normal? </p>
<p>I’m sorry, I’m just trying to figure it out, you don’t have to answer if you don’t want to.</p>
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<p>dark curly hair - long hooked nose - darker complexion than the blond blue eyed heroine 9and really the rest of the cast - portrayed as greedy and evil.</p>
<p>Lisa Edelstein is Jewish.  As are Idina Menzel and Amy Winehouse, both of whom I have seen compared in looks to Gothel.  Gothel’s design is a pretty clear caricature of ethnically Jewish women.  </p>
<hr><p>This is a pretty good contrast between Rapunzel and Gothel.  <b><i>Rapunzel</i></b> has the “typical Disney face”:</p>
<figure data-orig-width="1876" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/c6a02d31e5325ce3897ea40bca1db98c/tumblr_inline_oi1alyTZwN1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="1876" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><p>Here’s a more close up look at her features.</p>
<figure data-orig-width="736" data-orig-height="414" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/81263a61b9b531b9a037bb3c2474d87d/tumblr_inline_oi1amcSI571u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="736" data-orig-height="414"/></figure><p>The hooked nose becomes even more pronounced as she becomes “eviler.”</p>
<figure data-orig-width="640" data-orig-height="531" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2cab6154654958a036ca5787f037fb2a/tumblr_inline_oi1ampHH5I1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="640" data-orig-height="531"/></figure><hr><p>If you wanted to claim that there was noting out of the ordinary for Disney animation when it came to Gothel’s features, you would have to find at least one Disney princess or heroine with similar characteristics (long hooked nose and dark curly hair, etc).</p>
<p>But here is what we have is -</p>
<p><b>small noses that turn up at the end:</b></p>
<figure data-orig-width="626" data-orig-height="313" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/795ee2dbccf93c8be84f2e494375d885/tumblr_inline_oi1an5YIKL1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="626" data-orig-height="313"/></figure><p><b>wide, flatter noses</b> (though cheers to Disney for not putting button noses on their characters of color, although Esmerelda’s clothing design deserves another essay on Rromani stereotypes and there are some major issues with Pocahontas as well)</p>
<figure data-orig-width="621" data-orig-height="310" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/cf1bb1115b150fc66fe3a135c2b1f7ae/tumblr_inline_oi1anhfdcO1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="621" data-orig-height="310"/></figure><p>And then a few <b>misc noses</b> (again, props for Jasmine’s nose not being a button):</p>
<figure data-orig-width="466" data-orig-height="155" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4c972fc2df9f1f9fd3025d72babafcef/tumblr_inline_oi1anq7O7d1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="466" data-orig-height="155"/></figure><hr><p>Apart from just the design of Gothel, there’s also the whole: <b>“obviously ‘other’ (read Jewish) woman kidnaps the pretty blonde (read: gentile) kid to use her for ritualistic/magical purposes”</b></p>
<p>Like that right there <b><i>on top of</i> </b>the aesthetic Jewish-coding is what pushed the antisemitic caricature over the top for me.  It harkens back to antisemitic blood libel that claimed that Jews stole gentile children for all manner of nefarious reasons. Even when Gothel is in “mother” role to Rapunzel, she’s is shown as nagging and passive aggressive, both antisemitic stereotypes of Jewish women.</p>
<p><b>There is no one thing that makes her an antisemitic caricature, but the design, plus the storyline she plays out, plus her characterization cement the overall character as antisemitic.  </b></p>
<p>Jew-coding a villain is not in itself always antisemitic when there are also Jewish coded <b>heroes</b>. Rapunzel does not have that.</p>
<p>Having a villain steal a baby for magical/ritualistic reasons is not always antisemitic as long as the villain is not Jew-coded.  Rapunzel fails this as well.</p>
<p>Having a nagging and passive aggressive mother character is not antisemitic provided that she is not, again, coded as Jewish.  Rapunzel fails once again.</p>
<p>Hope this helps.</p>
<hr><p><b>EDIT: </b><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mjHVWLfz9CujkJO8PWDNbUA">@ariminak</a> pointed out that some of my wording made it sound like Gothel’s features <i>only</i> stereotypically caricatured Ashkenazi women when in fact that is not the case.  I changed the language to remove that phrasing and make it clear that any ethnically Jewish women can be affected by this type of aesthetic trope. If you reblogged the old version, could you please delete it and reblog this one instead.</p>
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<p>Spread this version so people recognize that this stuff harms all Jewish women. <br/></p>
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<p>omfg can y’all chill the fuck out, any race can be portrayed as hero or villain, it’s a fucking kids movie not a political statement</p>
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<p>So I’m guessing you’re white and a gentile. As such, you’ve more than likely grown up looking at tv and movies and fairytales and seeing your face in those of the heroes.</p>
<p>Jewish people don’t get that.  When we are portrayed in live action, our characters are more often than not whitewashed and in other media, our features are used and caricaturized to create “evil looking” villains.</p>
<p>You don’t see it because you’ve been ingrained with the idea that “ethnic” features are just “how you make a character look evil.”  You don’t look at Gothel and see your mother.  You don’t see yourself and your people.  You don’t see decades of propaganda aimed at fostering hate against you and ultimately seeking to destroy you.  </p>
<p>But seeing how<a href="http://aworldinneedofmagic.tumblr.com/post/148709289078/drwhothefuckyouthinkyoutalkinto-gelopanda"> you also seem to think that saying you’re not attracted to <i>an entire race</i> of people ISN’T racist</a>, you really don’t get any say on any of this.</p>
<p>So really, you need to chill the fuck out and stop telling marginalized people to stop talking about the tools of our own marginalization.</p>
<p><b>Let’s play a game I like to call: <i>Movie Villain or Antisemitic Propaganda:</i></b></p>
<figure data-orig-width="726" data-orig-height="446" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ef40a021948f154c0b106784323660aa/tumblr_inline_oii52q367I1u3hfbm_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="726" data-orig-height="446"/></figure><p>Many “evil witch” tropes were built on European antisemitic stereotypes, not just in appearance but in the storylines they play out as well. Greediness, stealing children, killing children, hunger for power, etc.  <b>Every time a movie villain design uses stereotyped Jewish features to communicate “evilness” to an audience, they perpetuate the marginalization of the people they are using. </b></p>
<p>One big issue I have is that Gothel’s didn’t start out as the antisemitic caricature that made it to screen.  Much of the early concept art has a more dark romanticism feel.  </p>
<figure data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6a26a0b8632d40346b1b4541b6829f02/tumblr_inline_oii6kjyfLA1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ad784bf14cf3600fc783cb3f6b9f0c70/tumblr_inline_oii6kjtoI61u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="750" data-orig-height="453"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1100" data-orig-height="741" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8163c91a59863a27fef98dcb16bd8782/tumblr_inline_oii6kk5zKZ1u3hfbm_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="1100" data-orig-height="741"/></figure><p>They changed the original design. Presumably to make Gothel more “other” from the good characters in the movie. <b> At some point, a decision was made that dark curly hair and a hooked nose wound better convey their villain.</b></p>
<p>It really doesn’t matter if any of this was intentional, I’d actually bet that it wasn’t.  However, antisemitic tropes are so engrained in our societies that people like you, even when confronted with a step by step break down of what it is, feel comfortable thinking that there’s nothing wrong with it and mocking those calling it out as if we are overreacting.</p>
<p>You seem to have completely ignored the majority of my post.  It is the character design, plus the characterization, plus the story line that mirrors blood libel that makes Gothel an antisemitic character. <b> It’s not just about someone of a certain race or ethnicity being a villain.  It’s about how stereotypes of a certain ethnic group are understood as “villainous” due to villains being repeatedly coded as Jewish over decades of film and tv.</b></p>
<p>And contrary to your naive belief, all media is political to some extent. Every time a historically present minority is not included in film (ex: lily-white Harlem in Fantastical Beasts) or when a minority character is whitewashed, or when the “ethnic” features of a minority are used almost universally to portray bad guys, it is a political and social issue.  <b>When you never see yourselves as the people who play the hero or even see your people existing in a portrayal of a place where they should be, it is not benign.</b></p>
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<p>Reblogging again for these additions.</p>
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<p>I’m not Jewish, but I can imagine seeing yourself villanized again and again must wear on you so hard (like queer coded villains do on me). The stereotypes are so insidious, I didn’t even realize she was Jewish coded until I saw this post for the first time, and since then I’ve been able to pick up on more anti-semitic media.</p>
<p>Stay cognizant!  </p>
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<p>This is a writing blog so fellow writers! Please take a good look at your villains— even if they’re not Jewish, it can be antisemitic. Thanks. - A Jew™️</p>
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<p>I have a feeling this is all baseless, and groundless. If you’re assuming a character has to be a negative Jewish stereotype because you stereotype those features as bein Jewish. The one with the issue might be you</p>
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<p>Mother Gothel has a similar facial structure as Cruella De Vil. Pointy cheekbones and chin, etc. </p>
<figure data-orig-width="1600" data-orig-height="921" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2ca38ab88da550b0df2c068dd610b59e/tumblr_inline_pc3u94DPjC1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1600" data-orig-height="921"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1003" data-orig-height="1458" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/20fba8157c93162a45ad83687045c4f4/tumblr_inline_pc3u9lFuTT1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1003" data-orig-height="1458"/></figure><p>She isn’t any shade specifically darker than any of the other characters. They deliberately chose pictures where Mother Gothel is either in the darkened tower, or it is night time. </p>
<p>Also, they only compared Mother Gothel to other Disney protags rather than other Disney villains or even Disney characters who are older. Disney typically uses very angular features to convey villains. </p>
<figure data-orig-width="720" data-orig-height="480" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a3257bff02583d7625f8fcc6d0450151/tumblr_inline_pc3uhqneNm1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="720" data-orig-height="480"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1808" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/eff51a7ac3da026cbd5c35bd2306849c/tumblr_inline_pc3ui75cWO1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1808" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1080" data-orig-width="1424"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4ca1d9a7d7d1d683fd24d2c7f6246df5/tumblr_inline_pc3yjcMx4N1tx5uef_1280.png" data-orig-height="1080" data-orig-width="1424"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="300" data-orig-height="240" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d881a63a0254cc8fbf8eaa8492f1fd52/tumblr_inline_pc3uji270c1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-height="240"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="220" data-orig-height="322"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2c053cbc17b4281c43e68dcf5d064a1c/tumblr_inline_pc3uuf11sU1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="220" data-orig-height="322"/></figure><p>Cruella has an upwards turned nose like most disney protags. It’s just sharper to go along with her other angular features.</p>
<figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="375" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d000718627c5d7f706927ed24f5fdb53/tumblr_inline_pc3uvwOH951tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="375"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="1440" data-orig-height="1080" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2c1714d66f95acfb83d0fa651a638290/tumblr_inline_pc3uw9SJcB1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="1440" data-orig-height="1080"/></figure><p>Hell you can even compare her to Maleficent</p>
<figure data-orig-width="400" data-orig-height="300" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f71a5ad89503be687d6983421b7ee8f4/tumblr_inline_pc3uxnYbqh1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="400" data-orig-height="300"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="628" data-orig-height="418" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/194eadb0b5f82c48995786391f23de4d/tumblr_inline_pc3v17KSkb1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="628" data-orig-height="418"/></figure><p>Who you can see has no hooked or curved nose. In fact, her nose is more flat, similar to Jasmine.</p>
<p>Also, many characters change from their concept art. Dr. Facilier went from this</p>
<figure data-orig-width="371" data-orig-height="480" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8a288ad68dcba5beb215b58355329452/tumblr_inline_pc3upqCyHv1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="371" data-orig-height="480"/></figure><p>to this </p>
<figure data-orig-width="435" data-orig-height="800" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8f165821d091d813a248966d7f907eaf/tumblr_inline_pc3uqz4ODa1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="435" data-orig-height="800"/></figure><p>The change from her hair being straight to curly has nothing to do with making her more “Jewish coded”. It’s the visual difference between her and Rapunzel, also, if anyone has forgotten… <i>Rapunzel’s natural hair color is brown, not blonde.</i></p>
<figure data-orig-width="504" data-orig-height="460" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/54cf4524541b7c090e850bbe5e8f216d/tumblr_inline_pc3v6dvQEX1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="504" data-orig-height="460"/></figure><p>If they wanted to make a character Jewish coded, then why just stop at curly hair and hooked nose? Many people, of various religions, races, and cultures have hooked noses and curly dark hair. Why not just go the full yard if you wanted to make a Jewish coded character that is anti-Semitic? Why not give her Jewish clothing and make her look ugly, gross, and dirty? </p>
<figure data-orig-width="512" data-orig-height="636" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9e1be5f1a6be51a1d48f412816d5eabd/tumblr_inline_pc3v9nvIuZ1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="512" data-orig-height="636"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="717" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/ab077d76ddf1a292292d6bc02440a081/tumblr_inline_pc3va6j6LP1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="717"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="375" data-orig-height="255" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d59c6b2ad84f8509e38267470b500ffb/tumblr_inline_pc3vb30xWY1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="375" data-orig-height="255"/></figure><figure data-orig-width="407" data-orig-height="600" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/44e6d379c41c9d3b418ad21fbf60cb23/tumblr_inline_pc3vbmA1ES1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="407" data-orig-height="600"/></figure><p>They deliberately manipulated information and pointed out something and said, “See, Jewish stereotype.” even though you can see from mother Gothel’s profile picture, <i>her nose isn’t even hooked</i>. They’re picking out things that <i>could be</i> Jewish features or stereotypes and then saying that they are. </p>
<p>“She’s greedy and evil” and so are pretty much all other Disney Villains. Ya know… gotta be evil to be a villain. Dr. Faciler, Gaston, The Evil Queen, Maleficent, Jafar, Scar… need I list more villains? Being evil and greedy =/= being jewish coded because evil and greedy are common traits of villains, <i>even within </i><br/></p>
<p>“She has dark curly hair” so does Esmeralda and Moana. <br/></p>
<p>“Hooked nose.” her nose isn’t even hooked. It’s flat, similar to Maleficent’s. Anytime someone’s head is bent or leaning forward, naturally, their nose will appear more hooked. that’s just anatomy. That happens to <i>everyone</i>. Hell, you can even see in the images <i>her nose isn’t hooked</i>. <br/></p>
<p>If you can’t tell the difference between a Jewish caricature and Mother Gothel, then I think that’s a you problem. Stereotypes are not exclusive to one group. In fact, implying that is <i>even more racist and anti-semitic </i>than the character. </p>
<p>Hell, in fact, prior to the 20th century, <i>red curly hair</i> was associated with Jewish people. So by that logic, Merida must be Jewish coded… but because she is <i>good</i> and looks like a Disney protag, she <i>can’t</i> be Jewish coded because she doesn’t have enough “Jewish stereotypes”. </p>
<p>The stereotype of Jewish people being greedy originates from when Jewish people were legally restricted to being usurers… Which is where the stereotype comes from. However, even in Jewish religion and mythology, greed, as in any other religion, is often portrayed as a negative or bad trait. </p>
<p>The irony is that they can only see Jewish stereotypes in <i>villainous characters</i> but can’t see any in the protagonists or heroes.</p>
<figure data-orig-width="600" data-orig-height="400" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5dab9038b1c45aa7d8afd2a14fd57fdd/tumblr_inline_pc3wmuk1ny1tx5uef_1280.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="600" data-orig-height="400"/></figure><p>Esmeralda (from Frollo’s perspective) is associated with sin and temptation… which is another Jewish stereotype (Beautiful Jewess / Belle Juive) and she has dark, curly hair (another Jewish stereotype). </p>
<p>Merida has curly red hair, which was a Jewish stereotype before the 10th century. If we’re going this loosely based on stereotypes, you can even argue that Queen Eleanor is “Jewish-coded” because she is nagging, protective, and motherly. Ya know, the Jewish mother/wife stereotype. </p>
<p>So you have two arguably Jewish-coded heroines and protags yet no one can see the Jewish stereotypes in them because they are <i>the good guys</i>. Or because they don’t have <i>certain</i> Jewish stereotypes.</p>
<p>The thing is, stereotypes, are not all inherently bad, or rather, not all stereotypes are negative. Not all stereotypes originate from oppressors or people that are anti-semitic, racist, etc. Some stereotypes are often used as stock characters by people of a race or culture. Not every stereotype is exclusive to Jewish people either or even originates with anti-semitism. </p>
<p>If you can <i>only</i> see yourself in villains then maybe it’s you rather than the creators or characters. You literally picked the bare minimum and made a mountain out of an ant hill.</p>
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<p>Maybe it’s me, but isn’t that shape of nose called the ROMAN nose? The propaganda ones seem a lot fatter and bulbous to me.</p>
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They changed the original design. Presumably to make Gothel more “other” from the good characters in the movie.

</i></p><p>Why, yes, the child kidnapper and abuser villain whose entire character motivation is based on <b>being different</b> is designed not to look like regular people, especially her “daughter”. Even her clothes are deliberately anachronistic.</p></blockquote>

<p>This entire post has been quite a ride.</p>

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Family, Police, and Tumblr: Balloon Boy The Untold Stor <p><a href="http://andasideofpanache.tumblr.com/post/175978350157/libertarirynn-this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a" class="tumblr_blog">andasideofpanache</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175977121284/this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a-good-chance" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>This is mind blowing. There’s a good chance “Balloon Boy” from back in 2009 wasn’t actually an intentional hoax at all and this family got screwed over by the justice system and lied about by the media 😳</p> <p>Follow up: <a href="https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY">https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY</a></p> </blockquote> <p>I watched this video and it made some good points, but even if the kid was in the balloon, I don’t think he’d be able to survive in a balloon completely filled with helium for so long without suffocating.</p> </blockquote> <p>What on earth does that have to do with anything? The question is whether it was an intentional hoax or if they really thought the boy was in the balloon when they called the police. If it’s possible for the balloon to lift off with the boy inside of it, then it’s entirely possible that that’s the conclusion they came to when they couldn’t find him after the balloon went missing, especially since the other boy insisted he was in there. Of course they feared he wouldn’t be able to survive, that’s why they called the police.</p>
Family, Police, and Tumblr: Balloon Boy
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<p><a href="http://andasideofpanache.tumblr.com/post/175978350157/libertarirynn-this-is-mind-blowing-theres-a" class="tumblr_blog">andasideofpanache</a>:</p>
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<p>This is mind blowing. There’s a good chance “Balloon Boy” from back in 2009 wasn’t actually an intentional hoax at all and this family got screwed over by the justice system and lied about by the media 😳</p>

<p>Follow up: <a href="https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY">https://youtu.be/Axgyj7g5XZY</a></p>
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<p>I watched this video and it made some good points, but even if the kid was in the balloon, I don’t think he’d be able to survive in a balloon completely filled with helium for so long without suffocating.</p>
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<p>What on earth does that have to do with anything? The question is whether it was an intentional hoax or if they really thought the boy was in the balloon when they called the police. If it’s possible for the balloon to lift off with the boy inside of it, then it’s entirely possible that that’s the conclusion they came to when they couldn’t find him after the balloon went missing, especially since the other boy insisted he was in there. Of course they feared he wouldn’t be able to survive, that’s why they called the police.</p>

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Ass, Bad, and Bilbo: BET BET @BET Happy Birthday to the amazing @TiaMowry! BETk Tamara Mowry @TamaraMowry wow ok <p><a href="http://nobilityoflove.tumblr.com/post/175895567707/obsidianthunderwolf-nobilityoflove-lmao-this" class="tumblr_blog">nobilityoflove</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://obsidianthunderwolf.tumblr.com/post/175879729838/nobilityoflove-lmao-this-is-hilarious-leave-the" class="tumblr_blog">obsidianthunderwolf</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://nobilityoflove.tumblr.com/post/175868298567/lmao-this-is-hilarious-leave-the-white-man-and" class="tumblr_blog">nobilityoflove</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Lmao, this is hilarious. Leave the white man and maybe you’ll be added. </p></blockquote><p>Racist much. Stay in your own damn lane. Her marriage has nothing to do with you nor does it make her any less in any way. If anything it makes her better than you, because she is able to see past skin and truly fall in love with a person. You and everyone else who thinks this way are disgusting. Skin doesn’t matter, the heart does. Now go be salty else where and mind your own damn business while you’re there. Stop making our people look bad with your bullshit. </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="225" data-orig-width="400" data-tumblr-attribution="tattooednurse01:cfxCZ3VmHegSj7iSaGaPEg:ZVHaoj1xJhb-d"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3338f4b278d927104032906bccd417d9/tumblr_nx6rpsHh7c1ucmq99o1_400.gif" data-orig-height="225" data-orig-width="400"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="245" data-orig-width="245" data-tumblr-attribution="kmichelletho:6rbrcJPsphlXYTvytAVtpQ:ZQqe8q25sZ7qM"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4b56355bb9c77bd53e9288541ae5b71b/tumblr_o6j8ir3WBG1slyfzno1_250.gif" data-orig-height="245" data-orig-width="245"/></figure><p>-Obsidian </p></blockquote> <p>Shut your “we are the world just love racists they need it” ugly ass up. You really thought you were doing something. Coonin as Sambo.</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="282" data-orig-width="500" data-tumblr-attribution="nowthisnews:REwx8BKCqVVfW_K2u0jgCQ:ZQDFku1nVkKQD"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/1143421db9876a62a95cba98af043a8d/tumblr_nq5sa2EsHD1rbf5cro1_500.gif" data-orig-height="282" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote> <p>She’s half white you fucking moron.</p>
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<p><a href="http://nobilityoflove.tumblr.com/post/175895567707/obsidianthunderwolf-nobilityoflove-lmao-this" class="tumblr_blog">nobilityoflove</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://obsidianthunderwolf.tumblr.com/post/175879729838/nobilityoflove-lmao-this-is-hilarious-leave-the" class="tumblr_blog">obsidianthunderwolf</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://nobilityoflove.tumblr.com/post/175868298567/lmao-this-is-hilarious-leave-the-white-man-and" class="tumblr_blog">nobilityoflove</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Lmao, this is hilarious. Leave the white man and maybe you’ll be added. </p></blockquote><p>Racist much. Stay in your own damn lane. Her marriage has nothing to do with you nor does it make her any less in any way. If anything it makes her better than you, because she is able to see past skin and truly fall in love with a person. You and everyone else who thinks this way are disgusting. Skin doesn’t matter, the heart does. Now go be salty else where and mind your own damn business while you’re there. Stop making our people look bad with your bullshit. </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="225" data-orig-width="400" data-tumblr-attribution="tattooednurse01:cfxCZ3VmHegSj7iSaGaPEg:ZVHaoj1xJhb-d"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3338f4b278d927104032906bccd417d9/tumblr_nx6rpsHh7c1ucmq99o1_400.gif" data-orig-height="225" data-orig-width="400"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="245" data-orig-width="245" data-tumblr-attribution="kmichelletho:6rbrcJPsphlXYTvytAVtpQ:ZQqe8q25sZ7qM"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4b56355bb9c77bd53e9288541ae5b71b/tumblr_o6j8ir3WBG1slyfzno1_250.gif" data-orig-height="245" data-orig-width="245"/></figure><p>-Obsidian </p></blockquote>

<p>Shut your “we are the world just love racists they need it” ugly ass up. You really thought you were doing something. Coonin as Sambo.</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="282" data-orig-width="500" data-tumblr-attribution="nowthisnews:REwx8BKCqVVfW_K2u0jgCQ:ZQDFku1nVkKQD"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/1143421db9876a62a95cba98af043a8d/tumblr_nq5sa2EsHD1rbf5cro1_500.gif" data-orig-height="282" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote>

<p>She’s half white you fucking moron.</p>

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Blessed, Crying, and Sorry: @oscarewilde i received this comically large pencil asa gift several years ago and my first thought, understandably, was 'what the christ am i meant to do with this?" 工@oscarewilde. 1d the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite Certain I Could Ruin Someone's Day With This. And so a while ago i took it in with me to a lecture, hoping against hope that whichever poor Fool was unfortunate enough to sit next to me might have forgotten or misplaced their writing implement 3 0458 8,741 工@oscarewilde. 1d utilising The Pencil is also dependent on the person not using a laptop. So the chances of success are extraordinarily slim, and I've only managed to find suitable candidates three times in all of the dozens of occasions i've had The Pencil on my person 3 I @oscarewilde 1d i size up my target, watching them feign patting their pockets in vain for the ballpoint they so obviously left at home, and i wait, i wait for the blessed question.... Do You Have A Pen I Could Borrow? I @oscarewilde .1d 'Oh, i say, 'I'm so sorry; I only have a pencil.' 'That's fine!' i hear them say, distantly now, as the blood is rushing to my ears and i can barely hear them. I maintain a straight face. This is key to the delivery and the final blow 5 633 13.8K @oscarewilde 1d I reach into my bag for The Pencil. The look of utter dumbfounded misery as i hand it to the victim is unparalleled in its sweetness. In an instant their eyes flicker through the 5 stages of grief, landing on acceptance, as they realise it's This or Nothing 7 834 14.8K @oscarewilde 10 they Always take the pencil 67 2,088 33.5K <p><a href="http://prideprejudce.tumblr.com/post/175880112996/she-weaponized-her-gag-gift-im-crying" class="tumblr_blog">prideprejudce</a>:</p><blockquote><p>she weaponized her gag gift im crying</p></blockquote>
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Blessed, Crying, and Sorry: @oscarewilde i received this comically large pencil asa gift several years ago and my first thought, understandably, was 'what the christ am i meant to do with this?" 工@oscarewilde. 1d the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite Certain I Could Ruin Someone's Day With This. And so a while ago i took it in with me to a lecture, hoping against hope that whichever poor Fool was unfortunate enough to sit next to me might have forgotten or misplaced their writing implement 3 0458 8,741 工@oscarewilde. 1d utilising The Pencil is also dependent on the person not using a laptop. So the chances of success are extraordinarily slim, and I've only managed to find suitable candidates three times in all of the dozens of occasions i've had The Pencil on my person 3 I @oscarewilde 1d i size up my target, watching them feign patting their pockets in vain for the ballpoint they so obviously left at home, and i wait, i wait for the blessed question.... Do You Have A Pen I Could Borrow? I @oscarewilde .1d 'Oh, i say, 'I'm so sorry; I only have a pencil.' 'That's fine!' i hear them say, distantly now, as the blood is rushing to my ears and i can barely hear them. I maintain a straight face. This is key to the delivery and the final blow 5 633 13.8K @oscarewilde 1d I reach into my bag for The Pencil. The look of utter dumbfounded misery as i hand it to the victim is unparalleled in its sweetness. In an instant their eyes flicker through the 5 stages of grief, landing on acceptance, as they realise it's This or Nothing 7 834 14.8K @oscarewilde 10 they Always take the pencil 67 2,088 33.5K <p><a href="http://prideprejudce.tumblr.com/post/175880112996/she-weaponized-her-gag-gift-im-crying" class="tumblr_blog">prideprejudce</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>she weaponized her gag gift im crying</p></blockquote>
Blessed, Crying, and Sorry: @oscarewilde
 i received this comically large pencil asa
 gift several years ago and my first
 thought, understandably, was 'what the
 christ am i meant to do with this?"

 工@oscarewilde. 1d
 the 2nd thought i had was: I'm Quite
 Certain I Could Ruin Someone's Day With
 This. And so a while ago i took it in with
 me to a lecture, hoping against hope that
 whichever poor Fool was unfortunate
 enough to sit next to me might have
 forgotten or misplaced their writing
 implement
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<p><a href="http://prideprejudce.tumblr.com/post/175880112996/she-weaponized-her-gag-gift-im-crying" class="tumblr_blog">prideprejudce</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>she weaponized her gag gift im crying</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://prideprejudce.tumblr.com/post/175880112996/she-weaponized-her-gag-gift-im-crying" class="tumblr_blog">prideprejudce</a>:<...

Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Love: BerensTein Bears ith By Mike Berenstein <p><a href="https://johnis1.tumblr.com/post/175596592490/libertarirynn-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">johnis1</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594828949/batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://batter-sempai.tumblr.com/post/175594710313/libertarirynn-hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr" class="tumblr_blog">batter-sempai</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594586939/hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr-berenstein-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://hairlesscatnamed-ugly.tumblr.com/post/175574810865/mr-berenstein-is-a-veteran" class="tumblr_blog">hairlesscatnamed-ugly</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote> <p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p></blockquote> <p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p><p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p></blockquote> <p>Actually pandas did used to live in Vietnam before they started going extinct. I did more research for this post than I care to admit.</p></blockquote> <p>… Didn’t Papa Bear also learn to come to respect the Pandas?</p><p>Love how people totally forgot that or just didn’t plain read the book.</p></blockquote> <p>I didn’t forget that? Nothing that I said had anything to do with the conclusion of the book. Obviously at the end he comes to accept them, that’s not exactly a plot twist.</p>
Asian, Berenstain Bears, and Love: BerensTein Bears
 ith
 By Mike Berenstein
<p><a href="https://johnis1.tumblr.com/post/175596592490/libertarirynn-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">johnis1</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594828949/batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://batter-sempai.tumblr.com/post/175594710313/libertarirynn-hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr" class="tumblr_blog">batter-sempai</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175594586939/hairlesscatnamed-ugly-mr-berenstein-is-a" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://hairlesscatnamed-ugly.tumblr.com/post/175574810865/mr-berenstein-is-a-veteran" class="tumblr_blog">hairlesscatnamed-ugly</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Mr Berenstein,,, is a veteran??</p></blockquote>

<p>OK so Papa Bear is a veteran, first book was published in 1962 during the midst of conflict in Vietnam, and at some point, this cover happened: </p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/4694b7d5a81ed7bec15fa8db68c68a3f/tumblr_inline_pbfcepxmS41rw09tq_500.jpg" data-orig-height="1264" data-orig-width="1280"/></figure><p>Conclusion: Papa bear is a racist toward their new Asian panda neighbors because he served in the Vietnam War. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.</p></blockquote>

<p>I wanted to say “But pandas aren’t from Vietnam” but then I remembered that a lot of racists see all of us Asians as one singular race, so it makes sense.</p><p>I’m mostly impressed that The Berenstain Bears tackled the issues of racism. </p></blockquote>

<p>Actually pandas did used to live in Vietnam before they started going extinct. I did more research for this post than I care to admit.</p></blockquote>

<p>… Didn’t Papa Bear also learn to come to respect the Pandas?</p><p>Love how people totally forgot that or just didn’t plain read the book.</p></blockquote>

<p>I didn’t forget that? Nothing that I said had anything to do with the conclusion of the book. Obviously at the end he comes to accept them, that’s not exactly a plot twist.</p>

<p><a href="https://johnis1.tumblr.com/post/175596592490/libertarirynn-batter-sempai-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">johnis1</a>:</p> <b...

America, Bad, and Crime: Ally Maynard @missmayn I didn't cry when Trump won. I have never once lost hope or my will to fight over the last 18 months. But, Kennedy stepping down... I have been hysterically crying for an hour. 5:03 AM 28 Jun 18 13 Retweets 85 Likes Ally Maynard @missmayn 3h If he gets another court pick, democracy is effectively over. He will be able to pardon himself. He can suspend elections. He will stay in power forever. Birth control will be illegal. I don't want to imagine how bad it will get. 23 t 27 69 <p><a href="https://friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt.tumblr.com/post/175508692760/arizonaconservativegal-cyrodiil-burns" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://arizonaconservativegal.tumblr.com/post/175508178978/cyrodiil-burns-surfcommiesmustdie-jesus" class="tumblr_blog">arizonaconservativegal</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://cyrodiil-burns.tumblr.com/post/175374184861/surfcommiesmustdie-jesus-fucking-christ-my" class="tumblr_blog">cyrodiil-burns</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://surfcommiesmustdie.tumblr.com/post/175373626935/jesus-fucking-christ" class="tumblr_blog">surfcommiesmustdie</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>jesus fucking christ </p></blockquote> <p>My sentiments exactly. Plus an LOL</p> </blockquote> <p>I’ve been notified that I must appear for my Handmaid’s Tale uniform fitting next Tuesday. This is Trump’s America, everyone. </p> </blockquote> <blockquote><p>“he will be able to pardon himself.”<br/></p></blockquote><figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="540" data-orig-height="304" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FbKgWm5TNeBA"><iframe width="540" height="304" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bKgWm5TNeBA?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></figure><p><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardon#Federal_law">any president charged with a crime would be impeached first, &amp; presidents are specifically forbidden from pardoning in cases of impeachment.</a></p><p>also, <b>pardons have nothing to do with the supreme court you dumb twat</b>. you could take literally 5 seconds to look this stuff up instead of being panicked idiot. </p></blockquote>
America, Bad, and Crime: Ally Maynard
 @missmayn
 I didn't cry when Trump won. I have
 never once lost hope or my will to fight
 over the last 18 months.
 But, Kennedy stepping down... I have
 been hysterically crying for an hour.
 5:03 AM 28 Jun 18
 13 Retweets 85 Likes
 Ally Maynard @missmayn 3h
 If he gets another court pick, democracy is
 effectively over. He will be able to pardon
 himself. He can suspend elections. He will stay
 in power forever. Birth control will be illegal. I
 don't want to imagine how bad it will get.
 23
 t 27
 69
<p><a href="https://friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt.tumblr.com/post/175508692760/arizonaconservativegal-cyrodiil-burns" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://arizonaconservativegal.tumblr.com/post/175508178978/cyrodiil-burns-surfcommiesmustdie-jesus" class="tumblr_blog">arizonaconservativegal</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://cyrodiil-burns.tumblr.com/post/175374184861/surfcommiesmustdie-jesus-fucking-christ-my" class="tumblr_blog">cyrodiil-burns</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://surfcommiesmustdie.tumblr.com/post/175373626935/jesus-fucking-christ" class="tumblr_blog">surfcommiesmustdie</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>jesus fucking christ </p></blockquote>

<p>My sentiments exactly. Plus an LOL</p>
</blockquote>

<p>I’ve been notified that I must appear for my Handmaid’s Tale uniform fitting next Tuesday. This is Trump’s America, everyone. </p>
</blockquote>
<blockquote><p>“he will be able to pardon himself.”<br/></p></blockquote><figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="540" data-orig-height="304" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FbKgWm5TNeBA"><iframe width="540" height="304" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bKgWm5TNeBA?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></figure><p><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardon#Federal_law">any president charged with a crime would be impeached first, &amp; presidents are specifically forbidden from pardoning in cases of impeachment.</a></p><p>also, <b>pardons have nothing to do with the supreme court you dumb twat</b>. you could take literally 5 seconds to look this stuff up instead of being panicked idiot. </p></blockquote>

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America, Cars, and cnn.com: Tuesday, October 27,2015 World News Africans Are Lazy, Good At Sex, Theft ONCE AGAIN, US business mapur Donald Tramp bul Idon't cars bea ise even the intr net they ane using is ourn and we con decide to wich it of foonn this side These an people whu import every thies inciudin matchstck dorast for Africans by refening m as lay fools only sood at a ing lovemaking and hagsery aking in IndianspoRiA Trngp whoiealso ubli reidential orth beare eiterated his prmie te Afican countnes ought to be recolo- nized aain for anotheor TO0 Kean ngo inclin thrir son ar radk Chama Alican Americare ae wry lary The best they ca, da' İ.gativanting around xletoes lamenting how thay enhip and sl ora explained Trump nuted how he piars to reeceutruct Ametica and nsore ts lon yleey T bitterly an he ihn ๆ omic to make America great geoin by rnorig aur dignity that These are the pesple Anterica decent md. Thy are the eretas ๔ Look atAicancountnike for inaapoCthke peopie are from tho oemment have snce lnt moee reason wiy l stiil believe that he and hi Knyar brothers and should hbe deported backtoo make Asetca safe Obama The anid no lo irnrest the moncy g Donald Trump Sources have indicated that Trump's thrush did not augur well Bior they only p and t ine ditced themselves from hs quiredHow do you tist even thone tion? <p><a href="https://down-w-hate.tumblr.com/post/175427793742/libertarirynn-heatandapathy-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">down-w-hate</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175426672034/heatandapathy-libertarirynn-oh-for-fucks" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://heatandapathy.tumblr.com/post/175426578281/libertarirynn-oh-for-fucks-sake-are-yall-even" class="tumblr_blog">heatandapathy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175426533184/oh-for-fucks-sake-are-yall-even-trying-anymore" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Oh for fucks sake are y’all even trying anymore?</p> <p>Even Snopes says this is garbage: <a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trump-africans-lazy-stealing/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trump-africans-lazy-stealing/</a></p> <p>You really think Trump could say something like that and it not get reported from here to kingdom come? CNN makes it a news story if he clicks a button twice on Twitter.</p></blockquote> <p>People really passing this off as true? </p></blockquote> <p>Yep. A friend on Facebook just shared this post with the caption “make this go viral!“ Like they really think he just said this and no one’s talking about it.</p></blockquote> <p>You’d think if he was really as evil as everyone says he is they wouldn’t have to make things up</p><p>Y'all out here making people that aren’t exactly fond of Trump consistently have to defend him</p></blockquote> <p>When I pointed out to the person on Facebook that it was fake she claimed “I know but if Obama had said half of the things Trump did he would’ve been impeached” what what does that have to do with anything? If you know why would you share it? If you can’t make your point without outright lying then maybe you don’t have much of a point to begin with.</p>
America, Cars, and cnn.com: Tuesday, October 27,2015
 World News
 Africans Are Lazy, Good At Sex, Theft
 ONCE AGAIN, US business mapur
 Donald Tramp
 bul Idon't cars bea ise even the intr
 net they ane using is ourn and we con
 decide to wich it of foonn this side
 These an people whu import every
 thies inciudin matchstck
 dorast for Africans by refening
 m as lay fools only sood at a
 ing lovemaking and hagsery
 aking in IndianspoRiA Trngp
 whoiealso ubli reidential
 orth beare eiterated his prmie te
 Afican countnes ought to be recolo-
 nized aain for anotheor TO0
 Kean ngo inclin thrir son ar
 radk Chama
 Alican Americare ae wry lary
 The best they ca, da' İ.gativanting
 around xletoes lamenting how thay
 enhip and sl ora
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 nuted how he piars to reeceutruct
 Ametica and nsore ts lon yleey
 T
 bitterly an he ihn
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 geoin by rnorig aur dignity that
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<p><a href="https://down-w-hate.tumblr.com/post/175427793742/libertarirynn-heatandapathy-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">down-w-hate</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175426672034/heatandapathy-libertarirynn-oh-for-fucks" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://heatandapathy.tumblr.com/post/175426578281/libertarirynn-oh-for-fucks-sake-are-yall-even" class="tumblr_blog">heatandapathy</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175426533184/oh-for-fucks-sake-are-yall-even-trying-anymore" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Oh for fucks sake are y’all even trying anymore?</p>

<p>Even Snopes says this is garbage: <a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trump-africans-lazy-stealing/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/donald-trump-africans-lazy-stealing/</a></p>

<p>You really think Trump could say something like that and it not get reported from here to kingdom come? CNN makes it a news story if he clicks a button twice on Twitter.</p></blockquote>

<p>People really passing this off as true? </p></blockquote>

<p>Yep. A friend on Facebook just shared this post with the caption “make this go viral!“ Like they really think he just said this and no one’s talking about it.</p></blockquote>

<p>You’d think if he was really as evil as everyone says he is they wouldn’t have to make things up</p><p>Y'all out here making people that aren’t exactly fond of Trump consistently have to defend him</p></blockquote>

<p>When I pointed out to the person on Facebook that it was fake she claimed “I know but if Obama had said half of the things Trump did he would’ve been impeached” what what does that have to do with anything? If you know why would you share it? If you can’t make your point without outright lying then maybe you don’t have much of a point to begin with.</p>

<p><a href="https://down-w-hate.tumblr.com/post/175427793742/libertarirynn-heatandapathy-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">down-w-hate</a>:...

Advice, America, and Apparently: AjA J+ 2 mins AjAJ+ 2 mins #comicCon is underway. With a recent surge in diversifying comic book characters, do you have a new favorite superhero? on is under way with a recent surge in diversifying comic book #Comic characters, do you have a new favorite superhero? Is diversit killing comios? As Aj fanboys but ho. Sorry MARVEL V.P. ADMITS POLITICAL CORRECTNESS KILLED COMIC SALES April 3, 2017 Daniel Greenfield 50 526 While the Marvel-Disney monster has been ruling the box office, Marvel Comics sales have been having serious issues. One obvious factor was trying to force political correctness on readers by replacing Peter Parker, Iron Man, etc with ridiculously politically correct "diverse" versions In a revelation that would surprise no one, comic book readers were not interested in a Muslim Ms. Marvel, a Latino Spider-Man who isn't Peter Parker or the Angela Davis version of Iron Man. And Marvel's VP of Sales made the mistake of admitting that. <p><a href="http://princess-has-a-pen.tumblr.com/post/166223687686/trilllizard420-the1manpizzaparty" class="tumblr_blog">princess-has-a-pen</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://trilllizard420.tumblr.com/post/164525613653/the1manpizzaparty-trilllizard420" class="tumblr_blog">trilllizard420</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the1manpizzaparty.tumblr.com/post/164445569495/trilllizard420-unicornlordart-well-somebodys" class="tumblr_blog">the1manpizzaparty</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://trilllizard420.tumblr.com/post/164374984198/unicornlordart-well-somebodys-fucking-lying" class="tumblr_blog">trilllizard420</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://unicornlordart.tumblr.com/post/164374320304/well-somebodys-fucking-lying" class="tumblr_blog">unicornlordart</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Well… Somebody’s fucking lying.</p></blockquote> <p>diversity in and of itself doesn’t kill comics, but pointless, endless reboots, massive events that rely on you keeping up with 12 given titles at any time, and constant, badly established legacy characters are why comics are failing</p> <p>not to mention splitting up iconic superhero titles among more than one person at once</p> <p>did you know there’s actually 3 people running around with the Wolverine codename at the moment?</p> <p>Let’s take some examples:</p> <p>Riri Williams popped up with no buildup after Tony Stark got murked, but he was apparently monitoring this 15 year old girl teen prodigy never mentioned before in his comics, entrusted with an AI based on his brain patterns and personality to mentor her.</p> <p>You know, as compared to however fucking many characters they could’ve given his legacy to.</p> <p>Also we’re supposed to believe someone as egotistical and self glorifying as Dr Doom would take on the identity of Iron Man?</p> <p>Please.</p> <p>It’s the same shit as Jane Foster as female Thor, with a healthy combination of plothole.</p> <p>Somehow, a human woman who has not been involved with Thor in way, with a terminal disease that was ravaging her body, somehow ended up ON THE MOON without any protection and managed to pick up Mjolnr and was found Worthy by it after the fight where Thor ceased to be Worthy.</p> <p>Like, you know, instead of Sif, a long time companion of Thor and who can pick up the hammer or Angela, who Marvel had then won a recent legal fight to be able to use….</p> <p>People don’t dislike it because it’s “diversity”</p> <p>They don’t like it because it’s weak, pandering writing that doesn’t stand up to internal logic.</p> <p>Now, an example of this done right is when Sam Wilson, aka, the Falcon, became Captain America</p> <p>for one thing, he was actually established as working closely with Steve Rogers for a long time in the comics before he was given the mantle. By Steve Rogers himself.</p> <p>See, at this point, Rogers got rapidly aged cause his super serum stopped working and he was an old man, so he couldn’t do it any more, but he was still around to give Sam advice and support over comms.</p> <p>But of course, until Marvel actually bothers to learn why people aren’t buying their shit, they’re gonna keep making the same mistakes, as long as they’re insulated by the losses of the MCU and being used by Disney as a vanity press, they’ll never learn and lose more ground to DC and the indies</p> <p>EDIT: Also I totally forgot, unrecognizable new brands they try to create.</p> <p>If your comic customers, as in the customers that go in and buy things, if they go “who’s this” and show you a comic, then they’re probably not gonna pick it up. They’re there to buy Spider-Man, Batman, Wolverine, X-Men, Avengers they can recognize, not fuckin Stardude or whatever odd new thing they’re gonna push is.</p> <p>It’s nothing to do with race of sex of the characters concerned, but if they’ve got no brand recognition to support their solo titles, they’re gonna flounder.</p> <p>Not even getting into the alienating, pointlessly political shite like that infamous Mockingbird “Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda” t-shirt schlock stunt.</p> <p>What’s also more damaging than that is a flippant response to criticism or calling their readership racist assholes on twitter or whatever. That’s a really bad look for an industry professional when you’re not even an artist or a writer as someone essential to a comic book.</p> </blockquote> <p>this person forgot to mention how they shoehorn in unnecessary commentary and subplots no one was looking for. it honestly feels like that sometimes spider man stops mid fight and says “did i mention im a gay POC” (hyperbole but kind of true)</p> </blockquote> <p>this, sadly, is Not Hyperbole with America Chavez</p> </blockquote> <p>And the worst thing is?</p> <p>With tweaking and good writing, Riri and America (what a stupid name) could work.</p> <p>But because Marvel is run by incompetent pandering idiots, they’re the worst ideas to ever come out of the company.</p> </blockquote> <p>I honestly wish Riri had been done well because I don’t mind the concept.</p>
Advice, America, and Apparently: AjA
 J+
 2 mins
 AjAJ+
 2 mins
 #comicCon is underway. With a recent surge in diversifying comic book
 characters, do you have a new favorite superhero?
 on is under way with a recent surge in diversifying comic book
 #Comic
 characters, do you have a new favorite superhero?
 Is diversit
 killing comios?
 As
 Aj
 fanboys
 but ho.
 Sorry

 MARVEL V.P. ADMITS POLITICAL
 CORRECTNESS KILLED COMIC SALES
 April 3, 2017 Daniel Greenfield 50
 526
 While the Marvel-Disney monster has been ruling the box office, Marvel Comics sales have been having serious
 issues. One obvious factor was trying to force political correctness on readers by replacing Peter Parker, Iron
 Man, etc with ridiculously politically correct "diverse" versions
 In a revelation that would surprise no one, comic book readers were not interested in a Muslim Ms. Marvel, a
 Latino Spider-Man who isn't Peter Parker or the Angela Davis version of Iron Man. And Marvel's VP of Sales
 made the mistake of admitting that.
<p><a href="http://princess-has-a-pen.tumblr.com/post/166223687686/trilllizard420-the1manpizzaparty" class="tumblr_blog">princess-has-a-pen</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://trilllizard420.tumblr.com/post/164525613653/the1manpizzaparty-trilllizard420" class="tumblr_blog">trilllizard420</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://the1manpizzaparty.tumblr.com/post/164445569495/trilllizard420-unicornlordart-well-somebodys" class="tumblr_blog">the1manpizzaparty</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://trilllizard420.tumblr.com/post/164374984198/unicornlordart-well-somebodys-fucking-lying" class="tumblr_blog">trilllizard420</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://unicornlordart.tumblr.com/post/164374320304/well-somebodys-fucking-lying" class="tumblr_blog">unicornlordart</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Well… Somebody’s fucking lying.</p></blockquote>
<p>diversity in and of itself doesn’t kill comics, but pointless, endless reboots, massive events that rely on you keeping up with 12 given titles at any time, and constant, badly established legacy characters are why comics are failing</p>
<p>not to mention splitting up iconic superhero titles among more than one person at once</p>
<p>did you know there’s actually 3 people running around with the Wolverine codename at the moment?</p>
<p>Let’s take some examples:</p>
<p>Riri Williams popped up with no buildup after Tony Stark got murked, but he was apparently monitoring this 15 year old girl teen prodigy never mentioned before in his comics, entrusted with an AI based on his brain patterns and personality to mentor her.</p>
<p>You know, as compared to however fucking many characters they could’ve given his legacy to.</p>
<p>Also we’re supposed to believe someone as egotistical and self glorifying as Dr Doom would take on the identity of Iron Man?</p>
<p>Please.</p>
<p>It’s the same shit as Jane Foster as female Thor, with a healthy combination of plothole.</p>
<p>Somehow, a human woman who has not been involved with Thor in way, with a terminal disease that was ravaging her body, somehow ended up ON THE MOON without any protection and managed to pick up Mjolnr and was found Worthy by it after the fight where Thor ceased to be Worthy.</p>
<p>Like, you know, instead of Sif, a long time companion of Thor and who can pick up the hammer or Angela, who Marvel had then won a recent legal fight to be able to use….</p>
<p>People don’t dislike it because it’s “diversity”</p>
<p>They don’t like it because it’s weak, pandering writing that doesn’t stand up to internal logic.</p>
<p>Now, an example of this done right is when Sam Wilson, aka, the Falcon, became Captain America</p>
<p>for one thing, he was actually established as working closely with Steve Rogers for a long time in the comics before he was given the mantle. By Steve Rogers himself.</p>
<p>See, at this point, Rogers got rapidly aged cause his super serum stopped working and he was an old man, so he couldn’t do it any more, but he was still around to give Sam advice and support over comms.</p>
<p>But of course, until Marvel actually bothers to learn why people aren’t buying their shit, they’re gonna keep making the same mistakes, as long as they’re insulated by the losses of the MCU and being used by Disney as a vanity press, they’ll never learn and lose more ground to DC and the indies</p>
<p>EDIT: Also I totally forgot, unrecognizable new brands they try to create.</p>
<p>If your comic customers, as in the customers that go in and buy things, if they go “who’s this” and show you a comic, then they’re probably not gonna pick it up. They’re there to buy Spider-Man, Batman, Wolverine, X-Men, Avengers they can recognize, not fuckin Stardude or whatever odd new thing they’re gonna push is.</p>
<p>It’s nothing to do with race of sex of the characters concerned, but if they’ve got no brand recognition to support their solo titles, they’re gonna flounder.</p>
<p>Not even getting into the alienating, pointlessly political shite like that infamous Mockingbird “Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda” t-shirt schlock stunt.</p>
<p>What’s also more damaging than that is a flippant response to criticism or calling their readership racist assholes on twitter or whatever. That’s a really bad look for an industry professional when you’re not even an artist or a writer as someone essential to a comic book.</p>
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<p>this person forgot to mention how they shoehorn in unnecessary commentary and subplots no one was looking for. it honestly feels like that sometimes spider man stops mid fight and says “did i mention im a gay POC” (hyperbole but kind of true)</p>
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<p>this, sadly, is Not Hyperbole with America Chavez</p>
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<p>And the worst thing is?</p>
<p>With tweaking and good writing, Riri and America (what a stupid name) could work.</p>
<p>But because Marvel is run by incompetent pandering idiots, they’re the worst ideas to ever come out of the company.</p>
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<p>I honestly wish Riri had been done well because I don’t mind the concept.</p>

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Crazy, Gif, and Politics: Garth Limburg 3 hrs These are the people who think you're crazy if you voted for Trump © CEN@muclaudia <p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175279147133/iwearcowboyhats-the-mighty-birdy" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://iwearcowboyhats.tumblr.com/post/175278681928/the-mighty-birdy-nunyabizni-triggeredmedia" class="tumblr_blog">iwearcowboyhats</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175278628693/nunyabizni-triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://nunyabizni.tumblr.com/post/175278518787/triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">nunyabizni</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://triggeredmedia.tumblr.com/post/175277700852/jasonstmichael-ugottabekidn" class="tumblr_blog">triggeredmedia</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://jasonstmichael.tumblr.com/post/175230281237/ugottabekidn-yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">jasonstmichael</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://ugottabekidn.tumblr.com/post/175229025569/yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">ugottabekidn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://yourunclejingo.tumblr.com/post/175228904144/goose-juggler-the-armed-utahn" class="tumblr_blog">yourunclejingo</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://goose-juggler.tumblr.com/post/175228300941/the-armed-utahn-more-snatched-photos-why-is" class="tumblr_blog">goose-juggler</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://the-armed-utahn.tumblr.com/post/175228240546/more-snatched-photos-why-is-there-a-censored" class="tumblr_blog">the-armed-utahn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://more-snatched-photos.tumblr.com/post/175226722575/why-is-there-a-censored-horse-on-my-dash" class="tumblr_blog">more-snatched-photos</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Why is there a censored horse on my dash?</p></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bf5c7ab636db31bc0afc83716322599a/tumblr_inline_pav415BoYw1r6b7zg_540.gif" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"/></figure></blockquote> <p>It looks rabid.</p> </blockquote> <p>It does not look like she gets pressured into felatio </p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3f99a1f6929dd50ea26c2486909be8fb/tumblr_inline_pav5gv57mm1r3zbeb_500.jpg" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"/></figure><p>Nev-er.</p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="91"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a397e6118eeb76cd44b850bfb3f3e872/tumblr_inline_pav7yljIEn1uxl7rj_500.gif" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="91"/></figure></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="510" data-orig-width="947"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0a0de8d187922f04f68e93783e8141c9/tumblr_inline_paxyzpMNkn1ujp9o5_540.jpg" data-orig-height="510" data-orig-width="947"/></figure></blockquote> <p>This image was not taken in the United States and is not a protest against American or British politics. The photograph instead comes from Buenos Aires, Argentina in May 2017, and it shows a “flash mob” that appeared outside Argentina’s Casa Rosada (also known as the “Pink House,” the country’s presidential palace) to protest ongoing violence against women:<br/><br/>Feminist demonstrators have taken part in a naked flash mob protesting gender-based violence in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires.<br/><br/>Displaying a banner that read “Femicide is Genocide,” dozens of women demonstrated on Tuesday in front of three buildings that represent the country’s democratic institutions: the parliament, the presidential palace, Casa Rosada, and Argentina’s highest court.<br/><br/><a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/</a><br/><br/><br/><br/>Nothing to do with Trump or the US</p></blockquote> <p>Nah let’s just attack people’s appearances without actually looking into shit</p></blockquote> <p>Nah, let’s just stoop to their level and throw ad hominems all over the place. (I’m agreeing with you birdy)</p><p><br/></p><p>Even if this were in the U.S protesting trump, I get pointing out that they’re a little nuts, but attacking their appearance makes you look like little more than a child.</p></blockquote> <p>^^^ just kinda makes you look like an asshole with no real arguments</p></blockquote>
Crazy, Gif, and Politics: Garth Limburg
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 These are the people who think you're crazy if you
 voted for Trump
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<p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175279147133/iwearcowboyhats-the-mighty-birdy" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://iwearcowboyhats.tumblr.com/post/175278681928/the-mighty-birdy-nunyabizni-triggeredmedia" class="tumblr_blog">iwearcowboyhats</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175278628693/nunyabizni-triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://nunyabizni.tumblr.com/post/175278518787/triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">nunyabizni</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://triggeredmedia.tumblr.com/post/175277700852/jasonstmichael-ugottabekidn" class="tumblr_blog">triggeredmedia</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://jasonstmichael.tumblr.com/post/175230281237/ugottabekidn-yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">jasonstmichael</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://ugottabekidn.tumblr.com/post/175229025569/yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">ugottabekidn</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://yourunclejingo.tumblr.com/post/175228904144/goose-juggler-the-armed-utahn" class="tumblr_blog">yourunclejingo</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://goose-juggler.tumblr.com/post/175228300941/the-armed-utahn-more-snatched-photos-why-is" class="tumblr_blog">goose-juggler</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://the-armed-utahn.tumblr.com/post/175228240546/more-snatched-photos-why-is-there-a-censored" class="tumblr_blog">the-armed-utahn</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://more-snatched-photos.tumblr.com/post/175226722575/why-is-there-a-censored-horse-on-my-dash" class="tumblr_blog">more-snatched-photos</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Why is there a censored horse on my dash?</p></blockquote>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bf5c7ab636db31bc0afc83716322599a/tumblr_inline_pav415BoYw1r6b7zg_540.gif" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"/></figure></blockquote>

<p>It looks rabid.</p>
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<p>It does not look like she gets pressured into felatio </p>
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<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3f99a1f6929dd50ea26c2486909be8fb/tumblr_inline_pav5gv57mm1r3zbeb_500.jpg" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"/></figure><p>Nev-er.</p>
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<p>This image was not taken in the United States and is not a protest against American or British politics. The photograph instead comes from Buenos Aires, Argentina in May 2017, and it shows a “flash mob” that appeared outside Argentina’s Casa Rosada (also known as the “Pink House,” the country’s presidential palace) to protest ongoing violence against women:<br/><br/>Feminist demonstrators have taken part in a naked flash mob protesting gender-based violence in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires.<br/><br/>Displaying a banner that read “Femicide is Genocide,” dozens of women demonstrated on Tuesday in front of three buildings that represent the country’s democratic institutions: the parliament, the presidential palace, Casa Rosada, and Argentina’s highest court.<br/><br/><a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/</a><br/><br/><br/><br/>Nothing to do with Trump or the US</p></blockquote>

<p>Nah let’s just attack people’s appearances without actually looking into shit</p></blockquote>

<p>Nah, let’s just stoop to their level and throw ad hominems all over the place. (I’m agreeing with you birdy)</p><p><br/></p><p>Even if this were in the U.S protesting trump, I get pointing out that they’re a little nuts, but attacking their appearance makes you look like little more than a child.</p></blockquote>

<p>^^^ just kinda makes you look like an asshole with no real arguments</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175279147133/iwearcowboyhats-the-mighty-birdy" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:...

Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Complex: <p><a href="https://jackofallwhatsnew.tumblr.com/post/175181801577/an-average-sized-person-ineedfeminismbecuz" class="tumblr_blog">jackofallwhatsnew</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175180661577/ineedfeminismbecuz-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/175175790460/an-average-sized-person-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175175012287/celticpyro-devil-may-cry-baby" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote> <p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p> <p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p> <p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p> <p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p> <p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p> <p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p> <p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p> <p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p> <p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p> <p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p> </blockquote> <p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p> </blockquote> <p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p> </blockquote> <p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p> </blockquote> <p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p> </blockquote> <p style="">God that’s awful.</p> <p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>And you somehow have the fucking idiocy to be an anti-feminist?</p> </blockquote> <p>My dude, this has fuck all to do with feminism. Especially third wave feminism.</p> </blockquote> <p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>It has literally everything to do with feminism. Patriarchal society let Kubrick get away with it because he was a Genius™ and turned Shelley Duvall into a punchline.</p> </blockquote> <p>Female actors aren’t the only people who have awful experiences. Male actors have been abused as well and been documented many of times.(<a href="http://madamenoire.com/492931/men-who-were-sexually-assaulted/">x</a>)(<a href="https://screenrant.com/times-actors-were-completely-abused-on-movie-sets/">x</a>) Actors in general has had a history of abuse with their directors, from horrible treatments to sexual abuse for both male and female. Kubrick has abused his male actors too, but of course didn’t know that in our patriarchal society no didn’t you. This has nothing to do with feminism but directors being dicks to their actors for their personal gain or for their art. Get over yourself.</p></blockquote> <p>Directors being cruel megalomaniacs with a God complex is nothing new and certainly not exclusive to female actresses.</p><p>Also</p><p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>Saying everything like this</p><p>doesn’t make your point any stronger <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mWk_Fago5SyKpyXk-KOUmbw">@an-average-sized-person</a> </p>
Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Complex: <p><a href="https://jackofallwhatsnew.tumblr.com/post/175181801577/an-average-sized-person-ineedfeminismbecuz" class="tumblr_blog">jackofallwhatsnew</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175180661577/ineedfeminismbecuz-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/175175790460/an-average-sized-person-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175175012287/celticpyro-devil-may-cry-baby" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote>
<p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p>
<p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p>
<p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p>
<p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p>
<p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p>
<p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p>
<p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p>
<p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p>
<p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p>
<p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p>
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<p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p>
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<p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p>
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<p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p>
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<p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p>
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<p style="">God that’s awful.</p>
<p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p>
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<p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>And you somehow have the fucking idiocy to be an anti-feminist?</p>
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<p>My dude, this has fuck all to do with feminism. Especially third wave feminism.</p>
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<p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>It has literally everything to do with feminism. Patriarchal society let Kubrick get away with it because he was a Genius™ and turned Shelley Duvall into a punchline.</p>
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<p>Female actors aren’t the only people who have awful experiences. Male actors have been abused as well and been documented many of times.(<a href="http://madamenoire.com/492931/men-who-were-sexually-assaulted/">x</a>)(<a href="https://screenrant.com/times-actors-were-completely-abused-on-movie-sets/">x</a>) Actors in general has had a history of abuse with their directors, from horrible treatments to sexual abuse for both male and female. Kubrick has abused his male actors too, but of course didn’t know that in our patriarchal society no didn’t you. This has nothing to do with feminism but directors being dicks to their actors for their personal gain or for their art. Get over yourself.</p></blockquote>

<p>Directors being cruel megalomaniacs with a God complex is nothing new and certainly not exclusive to female actresses.</p><p>Also</p><p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>Saying everything like this</p><p>doesn’t make your point any stronger <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mWk_Fago5SyKpyXk-KOUmbw">@an-average-sized-person</a> </p>

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