I found myself with some free time on Sunday morning. I started to watch The Mist on OnDemand.
I liked the book and wanted to try the TV show.
I’m 15 minutes in and know exactly why Trump won.
One of the main characters is a teacher. In the first 5 minutes, she gets fired for teaching her students some aspect of sex ed that the school board said was off limits. Well, she knew better and the parents that complained are portrayed as the bad guys.
The nest scene, a kid all goth looking is at the dinner table. His dad is ignoring him. Mom says “you know your father can’t hear you when you’re wearing makeup.”
Dad is supposed to be a conservative, small town, narrow minded asshole.
The scene after that, they are all at the small town football game and said goth kid is lecturing everyone in earshot about straight, white, male privilege and how the black players in the NFL are oppressed.
The goth kid and the teacher’s daughter sneak off to a party. The goth kid says – in reference to hooking up at the party – “I’m not attracted to gender, I’m attracted to personality.”
If my kid came home all gothed up and lectured me about my straight, white, male privilege, while eating the food I paid for under the roof I paid for, I don’t think I’d be particularly tolerant of that either.
Every person in the small town is depicted as a hateful, violent, conservative, closed minded, bigot. The cops are brutal. The townspeople all sneer at each other in judgement. It is like a evil version of Leave it to Beaver.
It’s small town American according to Hollywood Social Justice Leftists.
In real life, of course, it is the makeup wearing, gender bending, SJW’s that are beating up the normals.
It’s so bad, I’m having a hard time making it through the setup and into the monster horror. I’m about to abandon this show by the second commercial break of the first episode. The Mist was one of my favorite Stephen King novels too, right after The Stand.
Just in case any Hollywood type ever reads this blog:
Knock that shit off. Small town America is actually a very nice place. We don’t hate our neighbors every second of ever day. For the hundred million Americans between the coasts, goth kid is the shithead and hard working, blue collar dad is the hero.
Take a queue from Marvel. They went all SJW in the comics and sales tanked. I’m happy to watch old episodes of Futurama on Netflix. If you continue to bash me over the head with this Leftist bullshit, I’m just going to stop watching anything new and enjoy my reruns. Then who is going to suffer. Not me, I’ll be happy. It will be you and your sales.