So, the new Star Wars film, The Last Jedi, has been released. Much of its fanbase found it unsatisfying if Rotten Tomatoes is any indication, and no less a personage than internet reviewer Angry Joe pointed out the film’s many flaws (I have not seen the film and don’t plan to.)
However, the movie does have its fans. A certain kind of film critic considers it amazing because it not only renders much of Star Wars canon meaningless, but diminishes the heroism of the original characters as well.
Here are three such reactions that made their way across the internet:
The above typifies the SJW reaction to the new Star Wars.
By contrast, let’s look at how they react to a slate of Hallmark Christmas movies, many of which feature white casts and feel-good plots. Zachary Jason of Slate writes:
As much as these movies offer giddy, predictable escapes from Trumpian chaos, they all depict a fantasy world in which America has been Made Great Again. Real and fictional heartland small towns with names such as Evergreen and Cookie Jar are as thriving as their own small businesses, and even a high school art teacher (played by Trump supporter and the face of Hallmark, Candace Cameron Bure) can afford a lavishly renovated Colonial home. They brim with white heterosexuals who exclusively, emphatically, and endlessly bellow “Merry Christmas” to every lumberjack and labradoodle they pass. They’re centered on beauty-pageant heroines and strong-jawed heroes with white-nationalist haircuts. There are occasional sightings of Christmas sweater–wearing black people, but they exist only to cheer on the dreams of the white leads, and everyone on Trump’s naughty list—Muslims, gay people, feminists—has never crossed the snowcapped green-screen mountains to taint these quaint Christmas villages. “Santa Just Is White” seems to be etched into every Hallmark movie’s town seal.
Consider this your evidence: if you portray whites in a good light, with functional families, healthy love lives, and caring families, SJWs consider the film racist and hateful. This is all it takes. The SJWs loved the recent Star Wars because it trashed the heroes of the original trilogy and reversed all of their accomplishments as rebel leaders — after all, Luke and Leia were white and thus inherently bad. Just like with the Hallmark Christmas movies, the SJWs consider the originals — and their fans — to be some racist and sexist embarrassment that should be pushed aside.
It’s telling that SJWs hate to see whites, especially white males, portrayed in any heroic or appealing manner. To do so is to commit grievous acts of bigotry in their minds, and the reaction to the Hallmark movies shows just how much they abhor anything other than social justice propaganda. Thus to the SJW a bunch of harmless, formulaic, paint-by-numbers family movies become a neo-Nazi steamroller, infecting the minds of unsuspecting families with dreams of genocide. To the SJW, praising the original Star Wars trilogy over the current films only shows you to be a hatemonger. No contrary opinions are allowed.
Go ahead and watch that Hallmark film. You’ll be fine, and you’ll feel good at the end of it. Despite what SJWs say, liking those movies (or classic Star Wars) does not make you a hater.