In a project likely to spark considerable interest at the Cannes Virtual Market later this month, Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids, Mrs. America) is set to play New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in They Are Us, written and to be directed by fellow Kiwi Andrew Niccol.
I wasn’t on Twitter when the news broke that a movie focusing on Jacinda’s response to the worst terror attack in NZs history was being made, but I immediately knew that both the Incel Qanon Alt Right would be claiming this was a conspiracy to make us all take the Covid Vaccine while the Woke would be foaming with outrage that once again the heteronormative white cis privilege narrative robs PoC of their rightful focus something something something patriarchy.
Isn’t it wonderful that the incel alt-right who call Jacinda ‘Cindy’ and the woke stormtroopers hunting white savior culture can join forces to hate on a movie about the mosque attack?
Look how the movie is already bringing people together – isn’t that beautiful?
There should be a news game show where contestants have to guess the woke outrage to current affairs, it would be far funnier than ‘Are you paying attention’.
For the Woke, micro aggressions lead to macro violence so the micro aggression policing of anyone who disagrees with woke dogma must be executed without mercy to protect the sacredness of trigger free spaces.
For the Incel Alt-Right Qanon brigade, any time Jacinda shines is another purposeful distraction from the pedophilic satanic cult using Covid spread by 5G to bring about a shadowy one world government while taking their semi automatic guns.
Clearly both sides have a lot at stake by criticising Jacinda for a movie she has no control whatsoever over.
Those men who call Jacinda ‘Cindy’ have nothing but sneering contempt to add to this movie debate so we can categorically ignore anything they have to say, so let’s consider the woke culture stormtroopers and their demand for cancellation and censorship.
My guess is that there is already a petition demanding this film stop (I actually just checked and hilariously there is), that petition won’t work so the Woke will start attempting to cancel the actress who is playing Jacinda and ultimately it will be used as an attempt to cancel Jacinda herself for not speaking out against the movie production itself.
The Woke’s argument has two parts, the first is that it is immoral for Hollywood to make money from a recent atrocity and that is a position we can all agree with but the second part of the Woke’s argument is self interested identity politics sophistry that we should roll our eyes over with as much weariness as we do when the Alt-Right attacked Jacinda for wearing a headscarf.
The Woke’s argument is that Jacinda is too privileged to have a movie about her when it was white NZ culture that caused the atrocity to occur in the first place. There are too many social capital Twitter retweets up for grabs for the Woke to concede the terrorist was an Australian and attempting to conflate his white supremacy terrorism with all of NZ culture (as the Greens attempted in the immediate aftermath of the atrocity) is grotesquely outrageous and politically self serving. The Woke are desperately attempting to gain hate speech powers and so are threatened by a movie that might suggest Jacinda’s argument that the terrorist targeted us BECAUSE we were the opposite of his hated would rob the Woke of their legitimacy.
This attempt to cancel a movie so as to censor any examination of the courage Jacinda’s leadership provided purely on the grounds of identity is a dangerous slippery slope.
Personally I think this movie focusing on the leadership of a young white female Prime Minister using kindness and empathy in the aftermath of a white supremacists terror attack IS THE EXACT MOVIE the world needs right now.
Allowing woke middle class identity politics to cancel a movie about leadership just because it’s white and white = bad is as eye rolling as banning it because Jacinda banned guns.
There’s a lot of banning going on!
Jacinda’s response to this atrocity should make us all stand taller and with some pride, to rob everyone of that because of woke dogma is allowing the terrorist to win.
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