“Star Wars” used to be about epic space battles, galactic creatures, fearless jedi warriors, and good conquering evil, but like many Disney franchises, “Star Wars” is now heading down the path of wokeness.
Pakistani activist and director, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who the liberal-run media is celebrating as the first woman and person of color to direct a “Star Wars” film, has made it crystal clear that she intends to make the next film radically feminist and anti-male.
The backlash from critics and fans has been anything but subtle.
However, Obaid-Chinoy’s intentions shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering Disney’s insistence on shoving a progressive agenda down our throats and the fact that Obaid-Chinoy has long had a radical feminist agenda.
Dave Rubin plays a clip of her at the Women in the World conference eight years ago telling Jon Stewart how she directs her films.
“I enjoy making men uncomfortable,” she said. “I am working to bring something that makes you uncomfortable, and it should make you uncomfortable because you need to change your attitude, and it’s only when you’re uncomfortable, when you’re shifty, when you have to have difficult conversations that you will perhaps look at yourself in the mirror and not like the reflection.”
“I remember when I was 5 years old, the first time I saw ‘Star Wars,’ and I went into the bathroom after, and I stared in the mirror for like an hour, and I said, ‘you’re a horrible person, Dave,”’ mocks Dave.
“She’s been handed this legacy of this film franchise that has taken decades and decades to build [and] has millions of fans around the world,” adds Andy Ngo. “People should be concerned that somebody who has this history of saying these things — of having a political [and] philosophical agenda in her work — has now been handed this huge franchise … it’s really hugely disrespectful to the fans.”
Dave agrees, adding that alienating its original fans has really been Disney’s aim all along.
“Disney announced a few years ago when they got both ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Marvel’ that they were going to push ‘Star Wars’ to be more for young girls and the Marvel Universe to be more for young boys, so this is a type of social engineering, isn’t it?” he asks.
“Absolutely,” says Colin Wright. “This is all part of a bigger pattern that you see happening in so many different institutions where they take an institution that has this legacy, this history, this earned prestige, and then the activists just at the eleventh hour hop in the driver’s seat [and] commandeer the whole thing just to use as a megaphone to spout their own ideologies and … undermine the entire legacy.”
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