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The Maoist-like cultural revolution sweeping across America and destroying lives like a tornado has now apparently moved into “phase two.”
“A group of big TV networks — including CBS, MTV and VH1 — have hired famed private investigator Edward Myers to probe their own stars’ social media accounts to root out any racist comments,” Page Six reported Wednesday.
Moreover, this guy — Edward Myer — is no small-time player. His company, The Myers Group, conducts high-level surveillance operations:
He himself previously “worked as an investigator for LA County’s ‘hardcore gang division,’ which handles the most difficult gang murders, and for Jeff Bezos’ private security chief, Gavin de Becker,” according to Page Six.
And so a guy known for solving gang murders is being recruited by Hollywood to hunt down any “offensive” tweets — i.e., anything that offends the Black Lives Matter cult and religion — posted by Hollywood’s top actors and players.
This stunning hire comes amid multiple Hollywood stars being fired for offending the BLM cult.
Jessica Mulroney was booted from “Good Morning America” and had her reality show, “I Do, Redo,” canceled last week for the crime of not allowing a BLM activist to bully her into essentially apologizing for being white.
— Deenie (@deenie7940) June 14, 2020
“Law & Order: Organized Crime” writer Craig Gore was fired during the George Floyd riots and murders earlier this month for threatening to use force to defend himself if any of the rioters stepped onto his property.
— GenX Strikes Back (@GenXStrikesBack) June 7, 2020
“Glee” and “Scream Queens” star Lea Michele lost her partnership with Hello Fresh, a meal delivery service, after one of her former co-stars accused her of having committed so-called “traumatic microaggressions.”
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) June 2, 2020
The list goes on for days.
Myers’ “work” will reportedly only focus on the alleged sins committed online.
To achieve the goal of rooting out “offensive” tweets, it’s assumed he’ll use his past experience “conducting thousands of sensitive and confidential investigations regarding threats against the safety and privacy of public figures, business executives and other at-risk prominent persons,” according to his company’s website.
While all this sounds ridiculous to critics, the general consensus among them nevertheless is that Hollywood is simply reaping what it’s sown.
For years Hollywood has instinctively sided with left-wing social justice warriors and zealots, despite being warned again and again that the mob would eventually turn on them as well.
The only ones who ever really spoke out against political correctness, cancel culture and mob mentality were comedians, of all people.
Case in point:
“If people can’t control their own emotions, then they have to start trying to control other people’s behavior. And when you’re around super-sensitive people, you cannot relax and be spontaneous because you have no idea what’s going to upset them next,” legendary British comedian John Cleese said in 2016.
“The whole point about humor, the whole point about comedy, and believe you me I” ve thought about this, is that all comedy is critical … All humor is critical. If you start to say, ‘We mustn’t; we mustn’t criticize or offend them,’ then humor is gone. With humor goes a sense of proportion. And then as far as I’m concerned, you’re living in 1984.”
Four years later, a small number of Hollywood celebrities are starting to wake up.
“[Cancel culture] is so prevalent right now,” actor Will Smith’s daughter, Willow, complained during a recent episode of the family’s talk show.
“I’m seeing people shaming others, like saying really terrible things, shaming people for what they’re choosing to say or shaming people for not really saying anything at all. If we really want change, shaming doesn’t lead to learning.”
“The tendency to shortcut everything and to assume that everybody has to know everything already … This is a moment in which we can share and learn and sing and converse,” family friend Angela Davis added. “People should not be afraid of being canceled for making a mistake.”
Tomorrow on Red Table Talk, the ladies are joined by Dr. Angela Davis and Tamika Mallory to discuss the topic of cancel culture and its effect in today’s climate. Watch the full episode tomorrow, on Facebook Watch.
Posted by Red Table Talk on Thursday, June 18, 2020
They don’t quite get it yet. The fact is that most of these “mistakes” aren’t mistakes, and the only learning needed is from those too intolerant to handle different opinions, crude jokes, so-called “microaggressions,” etc.
There’s nothing noble about trying to ruin people’s lives for the “crime” of offending you.
Newsflash: Offending someone isn’t a crime, or at least not yet, though with Hollywood hiring murder detectives to root out offensive tweets, who knows what the future portends …
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