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Cancel Culture War

March 17, 2021

Books

OPINION: Cancel culture's latest victim? Books.

Brendan Clarey, The Detroit News

Opinion: Cancel culture's latest victim? Books (via the Detroit News): Reading Ralph Ellison's “Invisible Man” in college helped me begin to understand a little of the pain and suffering of what it meant to be Black in America during the middle half of the last century. As someone studying English, I recognized that it was a masterpiece and the author had incredibly important things to say about the Black experience... [Read Here]

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March 10, 2021

Pepe Le Pew

STATUS: CANCELLED

The Liberal Woke Mob has taken down the world's most famous skunk, Pepe Le Pew, as part of the Me Too movement. No comment from Mr. Le Pew.

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March 03, 2021

Mr. Potato Head

STATUS: CANCELLED

Mr. Potato Head

 

​The Liberal Woke Mob has determined that America's favorite potato must be cancelled. Mr. Potato Head is now simply, Potato Head.

 


The Impact of Cancel Culture

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Hyatt Hotels Business Major Hotel Chain LINK Calls to boycott chain after it agreed to host CPAC 2021 in Orlando, Fl
Chris Matthews News MSNBC Show Host LINK Faced criticism over a spate of embarrassing on-air moments including insenstive language and what some saw as condescension toward Elizabeth Warren.
The National Anthem America The Nation's Anthem LINK Dallas Maverick's owner Mark Cuban stopped playing national anthem at games.
Gina Carano Entertainment Actor from "the Mandalorian"   The “Mandalorian” actress was fired by Disney after posting on social media that being a Republican in 2021 was similar to being Jewish during Nazi Germany. Her Hollywood agent dropped her, and Hasbro scrapped her “Star Wars” action figures.
Matthew Yglesias News Journalist at VOX   Resigned from Vox, a publication he co-founded, after colleagues found his articles "too right of center."
Mike Lindell Business CEO of "My Pillow" company   Company was ditched by nearly 20 retailers after he publicly questioned the electoral results of the 2020 presidential election. He is a supporter of former President Donald Trump.
Chris Harrison Entertainment TV Host of "The Bachelor"   Defended a contestant when old photos surfaced of her attending an Old South antebellum party.
J.K. Rowling Entertainment Author of "Harry Potter"   Faced backlash for voicing her fears that the push for transgender rights will ultimately endanger women’s rights.
Adam Rubenstein News NY Times opinion editor   Resigned from the paper after its staff got upset over a piece edited by Sen. Tom Cotton. The column by Arkansas Republican argued for the federal government to “send in the troops” to quell violence in cities throughout the country in response to civil unrest. Former editor Mari Weiss wrote on Twitter about the resignation: “Adam was hung out to dry by his own colleagues. Then he and his work were lied about, including in this mendacious editor’s note.”
Sen. Josh Hawley Politics U.S. Senator (MO)   The Missouri Republican was dropped from his publisher, and Democrats have called for his resignation after he raised a challenge to the electors in Pennsylvania, siding with Mr. Trump and saying the state violated its own Constitution in conducting the 2020 presidential election. In the New York Post, he defended his actions, writing: “I, for one, am not going to back down. My book will be published, and I will continue to represent the people of my state without fear or favor, whatever the left or the corporations say.”
Tucker Carlson News FOX News Host   Fox News opinion hosts have faced cancel culture and advertisement boycotts for airing their conservative views.
Goya Foods Business Food Company   Liberals called for a Goya Foods’ boycott after the company’sCEO praised Mr. Trump at an event at the White House. Mr. Unanue said Mr. Trump’s leadership was a “blessing” for Hispanic Americans.
Sean Hannity News FOX News Host   Fox News opinion hosts have long battled with cancel culture and advertisement boycotts for airing their conservative views.
Laura Ingraham News FOX News Host   Fox News opinion hosts have long battled with cancel culture and advertisement boycotts for airing their conservative views.
President Abraham Lincoln Politics Former U.S. President LINK Mayor Lori Lightfoot is confronting the ‘hard truths of Chicago’s racial history,’ launching a process to review 41 statues and other monuments
President Thomas Jefferson Politics Former U.S. President   Name has been removed from San Francisco public schools after school board decided to rename 44 schools that had “ties to racism” and “dishonorable legacies.”
President Ulysses S. Grant Politics Former U.S. President LINK Mayor Lori Lightfoot is confronting the ‘hard truths of Chicago’s racial history,’ launching a process to review 41 statues and other monuments
President William Mckinley Politics Former U.S. President LINK Mayor Lori Lightfoot is confronting the ‘hard truths of Chicago’s racial history,’ launching a process to review 41 statues and other monuments
President George Washington Politics Former U.S. President   Name has been removed from San Francisco public schools after school board decided to rename 44 schools that had “ties to racism” and “dishonorable legacies.”
Dr. Seuss Entertainment American Author   Six Dr. Seuss books pulled and discontinued for ‘racist imagery’ to make his children literature more inclusive
Aunt Jemima Food Syrup, pancake mix   Aunt Jemima name changed and logo removed after claims that it was created based on racial stereotypes
Eminem Entertainment American Rapper   Calling for the removal of Eminem’s music from multiple streaming apps due to past controversial lyrics
Maria Tusken Business Knitting Influencer   Condemned the hate being pushed onto fellow knitter, Templer, for ‘othering’ - resulted in thousands of people sending hate and name-calling in the name of social justice. However, she later released a knitting collection with items designed around cancel culture. 
Majorie Taylor Greene Politics Congresswoman   Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is facing controversies for supporting election conspiracy theories, liking posts about political assassinations, and her past relationship with QAnon
Alexi McCammond Entertainment Teen Vogue Editor   Called out for 2011 racist tweets. People are attempting to stop her from being hired into the company, advocating "accountability" rather than cancel culture, despite her apologies and 10 year difference
The Muppet Show Entertainment Children’s TV show   Although not taken down from Disney+, content warnings have been put on the beginning of the show to warn viewers of the potentially offensive content. There is currently a debate on whether or not this partakes in cancel culture.
Dumbo and Peter Pan Entertainment Children’s Movies   Disney+ has put a restriction on the movies Dumbo, Peter Pan, The Aristocats, Lady and the Tramp, The Jungle Book, and Swiss Family Robinson, as they imply negative depictions and stereotypes of certain cultures and people. 
Mark Twain - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Entertainment Educational Book   Banned from school curriculum due to the offensive language and slang.
TikTok  Entertainment Social Media App   The app is not being cancelled; however, it is the source of cancelling many people who speak out with opposing (to the liberal) beliefs. An important place to find one of the main sources that encourages cancel culture today. 
Pepe Le Pew  Entertainment Cartoon Character   After multiple claims that the cartoon perpetuates rape culture through his constant pursuit of unwanted physical affection, the character was cut from the big screen.
Morgan Wallen Entertainment Country Singer   After a video recording of a drunk Morgan Wallen saying the N-word surfaced, he was under attack by the mainstream media. However, he is a special case, since the attempt of cancel culture wasn’t completely successful this time. Shortly after the controversy, Wallen broke a 64-year Billboard chart record.