So Hollywood considers it good sport and entertainment for our enlightened “progressive” elites to hunt flyover Americans? I wonder who would win in actual life.
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Trailer for gory Universal film The Hunt about ‘liberal elites’ kidnapping ‘deplorables’ from red states and killing them for sport is pulled by ESPN in the wake of mass shootings,” the UK’s Day-to-day Mail reported Wednesday. “In response to 3 mass shootings that left a total of 34 individuals dead, Universal Photographs and horror giant Blumhouse are reevaluating their game program for their gory political satire…”
Even devoid of current extremely publicized killings, a regular reaction would be “WHAT???”
The Hollywood Reporter elaborates:
“Did anybody see what our ratf***er-in-chief just did?” 1 character asks early in the screenplay for The Hunt, a Universal Photographs thriller set to open Sept. 27. Yet another responds: “At least The Hunt’s coming up. Practically nothing superior than going out to the Manor and slaughtering a dozen deplorables.” … The script for The Hunt options the red-state characters wearing trucker hats and cowboy shirts, with 1 bragging about owning seven guns mainly because it is his constitutional ideal. The blue-state characters — some equally adept with firearms — clarify that they picked their targets mainly because they expressed anti-decision positions or utilized the N-word on Twitter. “War is war,” says 1 character soon after shoving a stiletto heel by way of the eye of a denim-clad hillbilly.
So a great deal for toning down the rhetoric. As for white Americans who think in their nation getting the “greatest terrorist threat,” we see who the murderous aggressors are. And if stereotyping gun owners as ignorant rubes is not bigotry, then nothing at all is.
Nevertheless, it is satire, we are told. That need to make it edgy art.
So, apparently, was Kathy Griffin holding a Trump severed head prop. Or Madonna fantasizing about blowing up the White Property. Or anti-gun Snoop Dog’s video exactly where he shoots a Trump clown.
What these who voted for the president primarily based on his campaign platform have noticed play out time and once more is that Donald Trump is an avatar for them. Every single expression of hatred directed at him is actually directed at them. You can prove that to oneself basically by wearing a MAGA hat in the incorrect aspect of town.
It is telling that The Hunt is coming from an market that relies on fantasy depictions of gun use for so a great deal of its earnings and specific operator class armed safety for safeguarding its elites even though simultaneously getting such a big social and political influencer for disarming its shoppers.
Then once more, and responding to their stereotyping in type, what are we dealing with but a bunch of more than-privileged, lottery-winning bipolar narcissists? If a couple of culled from their millions of “fans” finish up victims of citizen disarmament edicts, it will not even be a blip on box workplace receipts.
As for The Hunt, I’m going to reserve final judgment till I see it – in a couple of years when I can do so devoid of paying added. From 1 of the trailers, it looked like the “deplorables” had been fighting back and I may perhaps finish up pleasantly shocked at how numerous “progressive” elitists get what’s coming to them.
Or does saying that incite violence and now is the time to tone down the rhetoric?
About David Codrea:
David Codrea is the winner of numerous journalist awards for investigating/defending the RKBA and a extended-time gun owner rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He blogs at “The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance,” is a consistently featured contributor to Firearms News, and posts on Twitter: @dcodrea and Facebook.