posted on Nov, 2 2019 @ 01:30 AM
This is a subject that always leaves me blinking and shaking my head in confusion... The assertion that "political correctness" is a thing in media
and is a liberal plot of some kind.
Spoiler alert #1: Movies, TV shows and all media are financed, produced and distributed ( mostly ) by the largest multinational corporations on Earth.
They don't give a rats ass about political correctness or a social agenda. They do, however, have a legal obligation to make their shareholders every
penny that they possibly can - which is why they make more inclusive media. It's not that women and brown people are TAKING OVER!!! It's that women,
brown folk and people who aren't white Christians have and spend money too - and they spend more if they are represented in the media they're
That's it. That's the whole "plot" - the free market doing what the free market does.
Spoiler #2: Contrary to some of the opinions I see shared here - media actually caters more to the red meat crowd than it used to. When I was a kid /
teen a movie like, say, Porky's made headlines for being shocking. In 2019 a movie like Porky's wouldn't make any waves and might not even get a hard
R rating. There's more violence, sex and "non PC" content on any broadcast network today than ever before.
Rambo murdered a lot more people, including ethnic minorities, in 2019 than he did in 1982 or even in Afghanistan in 1988.
The irony to me is that if somebody were to post another thread lamenting how Hollywood has led our Christian youths into sex and debauchery -
suddenly my exact points made here would be used to argue that point in direct contradiction of what's being said here. It's a whole "The libs took
the boobies outta my movies! But I'm also super angry that the libs caused me to see movie boobies because they're heathens!" situation.
I'd find it funny if the current conversation didn't also include daily posts about how all the libs are about to get murdered in the coming civil
Oh and final note: Y'all do realize that Archie Bunker wasn't written as the protagonist of All In The Family? Right? He was written and performed as