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Nolte: ‘Washington Post’ Column Accuses Disney’s ‘Lion King’ of White Supremacy

By WillPowers follow WillPowers   2019 Jul 12, 3:09pm 200 views   0 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    

A column in the far-left Washington Post accuses Disney’s Lion King remake of trafficking in a “white supremacist’s worldview.”

“The first thing to understand about ‘The Lion King’ is that it isn’t in any way about lions, or any other animal species,” the column reads, adding: “As in every fable, a variety of cute and cuddly figures stand in for human societal organization. Mapping our internalized social hierarchies onto the pristine and ‘neutral’ world of the animal kingdom renders these power dynamics natural, common-sense and desirable.”

Then we come to the money quote…

“But by using predator-prey relationships to allegorize human power, the film almost inevitably incorporates the white supremacist’s worldview, one in which some groups of people are inherently superior to others.”

The piece goes on to explain that this is all really about Trump…

“Doubling down on Disney’s historical obsession with patriarchal monarchies, it places the audience’s point of view squarely with the autocratic lions, whose Pride Rock literally looks down upon all of society’s weaker groups — a kind of Trump Tower of the African savanna.”

Yes, this insightful genius actually wrote these words: “a kind of Trump Tower of the African savanna.”

The headline also accuses The Lion King of being a “fascistic story.”

And this is how someone who knows less than nothing about storytelling is allowed to write for the Washington Post.

You see, as long as you are able to put the words “white” and “supremacy” together and somehow tie all this “fascism” to President Trump, you can write all the ignorant nonsense you want and the Post will publish it.

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