Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Misogyny; disablist language; spoilers for The Last Jedi at link.]

"Regarding female heroes: Did you not see everything that came out of Ghostbusters? That is why. I'm sick and tired of men being portrayed as idiots. There was a time we ruled society and I want to see that again. That is why I voted for Donald Trump."—Some dipshit who claims responsibility "for tanking the Rotten Tomatoes audience score" of The Last Jedi, because girls have cooties.
Throughout the course of our conversation [with the moderator of a Facebook page called Down With Disney's Treatment of Franchises and its Fanboys], the self-identified member of the "alt-right" claimed that Poe Dameron (played by Oscar Isaac) is a "victim of the anti-mansplaining movement," that Poe and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) are in danger of being "turn[ed]" gay, and that men should be reinstated as rulers of "society."

...The page moderator HuffPost spoke to, who did not provide his name, said he launched this supposed bot campaign to protest the way "The Last Jedi" diverges from the franchise's so-called Expanded Universe.

"There were supposed to be a trilogy of books and then some after set in the Legends canon. But [Lucasfilm executives] Kathleen Kennedy and Pablo Hidalgo wanted to pursue their own feminst [sic] agenda," he wrote.
Nothing delights me more than when misogynists can't enjoy something because there are TOO MANY awesome women in it.

I thought it was phenomenal! Of course, I didn't have a seething resentment of women obstructing my enjoyment.

[Let's keep spoilers out of this thread, for readers and moderators who haven't yet had a chance to see the film. Thanks!]

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