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Time magazine blasted after writer calls for superheroes to be 're-examined' along with police
Fox ^ | 06 30 2020 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn

Posted on 07/01/2020 10:46:35 AM PDT by yesthatjallen

A piece published by Time raised eyebrows after calling for a cultural reckoning of how superheroes are depicted amid the national dialogue that has cracked down on how TV shows and films portray police and law enforcement.

Time writer Eliana Dockterman began the piece -- titled "We're Re-examining How We Portray Cops Onscreen. Now It's Time to Talk About Superheroes" -- by noting the recent cancellations of "Cops" and "Live PD" following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and how even "Paw Patrol" has become a target.

"But as we engage in this long overdue conversation about law enforcement, it’s high time we also talk about the most popular characters in film, the ones who decide the parameters of justice and often enact them with violence: superheroes," Dockterman wrote Monday.

She described superheroes as "cops with capes who enact justice with their powers" who are usually "straight, white men who either function as an extension of a broken U.S. justice system or as vigilantes without any checks on their powers."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: 2020election; comics; culturalmarxism; dnctalkingpoint; dnctalkingpoints; election2020; elianadockterman; mediawingofthednc; partisanmediashills; police; presstitutes; rapingmychildhood; safespace; smearmachine; snowflake; superheroes; timemagazine
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1 posted on 07/01/2020 10:46:35 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
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To: yesthatjallen

You cave and it will never stop


2 posted on 07/01/2020 10:47:41 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: yesthatjallen

Cultural Marxism

Frederic Wertham 2.0


3 posted on 07/01/2020 10:47:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019))
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To: yesthatjallen

We can start by renaming Batman to Blackman.


4 posted on 07/01/2020 10:48:30 AM PDT by 1Old Pro (#openupstateny)
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To: yesthatjallen

Superman don’t do colonoscopy.


5 posted on 07/01/2020 10:48:40 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: yesthatjallen

Meanwhile don’t ask about the influence of Grand Theft Auyo on looters or movies like The Purge


6 posted on 07/01/2020 10:48:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019))
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To: yesthatjallen

These people really have shit for brains.


7 posted on 07/01/2020 10:51:52 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (With every passing day, I am a little bit gladder that Romney lost in 2012.)
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who either function as an extension of a broken U.S. justice system or as vigilantes without any checks on their powers."

She should be writing for the Daily Bugle

8 posted on 07/01/2020 10:51:52 AM PDT by edwinland
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"But as we engage in this long overdue conversation about law enforcement, it’s high time we also talk about the most popular characters in film, the ones who decide the parameters of justice and often enact them with violence: superheroes," Dockterman wrote Monday.

Not to worry. The SJWs have infested the comic book industry and are well on their way to destroying it. I present as Exhibit A, Marvels superheroes "Snowflake and Safespace" (and no, I'm not making this sh*t up).


9 posted on 07/01/2020 10:52:14 AM PDT by Flick Lives (My work's illegal, but at least it's honest. - Capt. Malcolm Reynolds)
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It’s time for some Hard Traveling Heroes!


10 posted on 07/01/2020 10:53:21 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: butlerweave
Already happening. Many white male superheroes have been or will be converted to non-white males, rather than simply creating new characters that aren't white males. Even though it is fictional history, it is still all about wiping out white male authority.
11 posted on 07/01/2020 10:55:25 AM PDT by Major Matt Mason (America has a DemocRat and RINO problem.)
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To: a fool in paradise

if you look at the video of the lawyer couple defending their property, one of the looters has a clown mask like the guy in the purge... it is hard to see cause it is only on for a second at the beginning


12 posted on 07/01/2020 10:55:31 AM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world)
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To: yesthatjallen

We canceled our subscription years ago. They, like most other iconic news magazines, are now useless rags.


13 posted on 07/01/2020 10:56:31 AM PDT by RetiredScientist
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To: yesthatjallen

Aren’t reporters like the police of the media? May be we should defund them......


14 posted on 07/01/2020 10:56:31 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: yesthatjallen

We canceled our subscription years ago. They, like most other iconic news magazines, are now useless rags.


15 posted on 07/01/2020 10:57:23 AM PDT by RetiredScientist
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To: teeman8r

The couple should have worn masks too. Can’t see fear.


16 posted on 07/01/2020 10:58:26 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: yesthatjallen
Sanity is not a common virtue now when everything is relative. We are here: “If there are no absolutes by which to judge society, then society is absolute.” Francis Schaeffer, How Shall We Then Live? (Old Tappan NJ: Fleming H Revell Company, 1976), p. 224.

Welcome to the animal farm circus.

17 posted on 07/01/2020 10:59:05 AM PDT by Fungi
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To: yesthatjallen
IN LIVING COLOR... Handi Man: The Justice Legion of America
18 posted on 07/01/2020 11:00:08 AM PDT by Hildy (Don't get bitter, get better.)
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To: rktman
Superman don’t do colonoscopy.

How many doctors have lost fingers trying to do the prostate exam during Superman's annual physical?

I never was much of a comic book fan (in my youth I preferred magazines satirizing popular culture and entertainment along with investigating conflicts in international espionage), but wasn't the whole Marvel Civil War topic dealing with this stuff?

19 posted on 07/01/2020 11:01:35 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (In 2016 Obama ended America's 220 year tradition of peaceful transfer of power after an election.)
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To: butlerweave
You cave and it will never stop

Just look at the tactics of the gay and anti-smoking lobbies.

20 posted on 07/01/2020 11:02:22 AM PDT by pfflier
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