To the long list of American corporations that are hostile towards conservatives, add Disney and LucasFilm. If anyone doubted the censorious leftward bias of these entertainment juggernauts, that doubt was removed on February 10, when they fired Gina Carano, who played Cara Dune on The Mandalorian.
As reported in Gizmodo, a Lucasfilm spokesperson said “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future. Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”
“Denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities.”
It’s pretty easy to attract that accusation these days, so what were Carano’s offenses? Here are a few of the most noteworthy:
Back in September 2020, Carano wrote on Twitter “They’re mad cuz I won’t put pronouns in my bio to show my support for trans lives. After months of harassing me in every way, I decided to put three VERY controversial words in my bio.. beep/bop/boop. I’m not against trans lives at all. They need to find less abusive representation.”
A few weeks earlier, in August, Carano posted onto Twitter a photo of a crowd of WWII era Germans with their right arms extended in the Nazi salute. The photo included one person, circled in red, whose arm was not extended.
Then on November 5, Carano posted on Twitter the following: “We need to clean up the election process so we are not left feeling the way we do today. Put laws in place that protect us against voter fraud. Investigate every state. Film the counting. Flush out the fake votes. Require ID. Make Voter Fraud end in 2020. Fix the system.”
Carano followed up with a Tweet on November 14 that featured an image with a satirical message, “Democratic Government Leaders now recommend we all wear blindfolds along with masks so we can’t see what’s really going on”
But the last straw came on February 10, when Carano tweeted the following: “Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors…even by children. Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews. How is that any different from hating someone for their political views?”
And for all this, Carano was cancelled.
But nothing she did deserves cancellation. Carano offended trans activists that were being abusive and unreasonable to demand she post “gender pronouns” by her name. She questioned the integrity of the election because of what over a hundred million Americans would agree was, if not widespread fraud, then grossly unfair conduct.
And then she pointed out that only after political hatred is nurtured at the grassroots can it explode into organized genocide. She’s right. People who condemn her for this observation are either missing the point or are themselves the dangerous political fanatics Carano is warning us about.
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