Wait, WHO has it in for cartoon characters?

May 13th

At the recent White House Correspondents Dinner, Biden made his best run at an increasingly standard attempt at humor on the left:

The implication is that Democrats are focused on the issues that matter while Republicans want to waste their time harassing cartoon characters.

Of course, that accusation ignores the fairly obvious reality that Disney is a bit more significant of an entity than mere "cartoon characters." In reality, it is a multi-national corporate behemoth that wields a frightening degree of global influence.

Truthfully, it's the fact that Disney is NOT interested in abiding by its family-friendly, children-based, "cartoon character" identity that is so frustrating to the right. Instead, Disney is increasingly meddling in highly-controversial social activism that goes well beyond the limits of any cartoon sketch, including but not limited to the direct threatening of a sovereign state's legislature.

But if the president and his supporters really find it worthwhile to rag on those who grind political axes against "cartoon characters," they might want to take a look at what one of their own is up to.

Alleged comedian Amy Schumer appeared just days ago with late night host Seth Meyers, and took dead aim at Peter Pan. Seriously:

Make sure you follow this. Republicans criticize Disney for:

  • Opposing legislation that protects parental rights and that would shield young kids from being subjected to gender/sexuality lessons by activist teachers.

But here's a Democrat criticizing Disney for:

  • Portraying Native Indians as wearing headdresses and having battle cries (both of which are accurate).
  • Being anti-brunette (?) since they portrayed a girl with 50-foot-long blonde hair having it turn brown due to a magical spell disappearing once it was cut.

Which of the two seem to have it in for "cartoon characters," Mr. President?

You could tell even the late-night audience in Meyer's studio, conditioned and accustomed to responding raucously and supportively to radical left-wing political takes was at a loss. Was Schumer attempting comedy? Was this a new bit or was she actually serious?

Meyers himself couldn't get out of the segment fast enough as Schumer made some pitiful, last-ditch effort to sound reasonable by admonishing "everyone has to do better."

Sorry, Amy, no. Opposing a corporate giant's aggressive activism as it seeks to bully a legislature into subjecting kids to age-inappropriate sexual conversations is not extreme. Scolding cartoonists because of the inferences you chose to draw from the pictures they drew? Well that might be.

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