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‘Joker’ Director Responds To ‘Far Left’ Criticism Of His New Film

This is getting ridiculous.

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Film director Todd Phillips, whose latest film, “Joker,” which hasn’t come out yet, has already had enough of the far left critics of his movie bashing it as some sort of love letter in movie form for lonely white men who are angry and sick of being rejected by society.

All of this without the actual release of the film too. If this movie is really getting all of this dander up on the left, it must be worth a watch or three.

Anyway, Phillips defended his film in a recent interview with The Wrap, insisting that it’s not the intention of the movie to glorify violence.

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“We didn’t make the movie to push buttons,” Phillips said. “I literally described to Joaquin at one point in those three months as like, ‘Look at this as a way to sneak a real movie in the studio system under the guise of a comic book film.’ It wasn’t, ‘We want to glorify this behavior.’ It was literally like ‘Let’s make a real movie with a real budget and we’ll call it f***ing Joker.’ That’s what it was.”

“I think it’s because outrage is a commodity,” he explained. “I think it’s something that has been a commodity for a while. What’s outstanding to me in this discourse in this movie is how easily the far left can sound like the far right when it suits their agenda.”

He added, “It’s been really eye-opening for me.”

The U.S. military released a warning to troops earlier this week, advising them of a potential threat of violence against them and their families at upcoming screenings of the film.

The memo in question said, a “credible potential mass shooting to occur at an unknown movie theater,” stating there had been “disturbing and very specific chatter on the dark web” about such an incident.

Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the title character in the film, stated that he doesn’t believe the movie is dangerous in any way, nor does he believe it will inspire acts of violence.

“I think that, for most of us, you’re able to tell the difference between right and wrong. And those that aren’t are capable of interpreting anything in the way that they may want to. People misinterpret lyrics from songs. They misinterpret passages from books. So I don’t think it’s the responsibility of a filmmaker to teach the audience morality or the difference between right or wrong. I mean, to me, I think that that’s obvious.”

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College Student Gets Suspended for Saying ‘A Man Is A Man, A Woman Is A Woman’ (Details)

This is the world we now live in.

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Speaking the truth these days means you’re liable to get suspended, fired, “cancelled,” and/or seriously physically injured – depending on the liberal that you have offended. This is what happens when the criminally insane are allowed to run the asylum. From The Daily Wire: A New York university has suspended an education student from mandatory teaching programs for posting Instagram videos expressing conservative ideology. State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo sent an email to education student Owen Stevens placing him on suspension from his field teaching programs after his peers uncovered videos of him preaching conservative dogma. The school claims that Stevens’ videos “call into question” his ability to “maintain a classroom environment protecting the mental and emotional well-being of all of [his] students.” According to a copy of Steven’s suspension obtained by The Daily Wire, the education student will remain suspended from participating in in-school field experiences and courses that have field experiences until he completes a “remediation plan.” The remediation plan includes taking down his Instagram videos, toning down his social media presence, and attending school-sanctioned training. Stevens said he would not take part in “remediation.” Good. He shouldn’t. How is it acceptable for a person to be punished for talking facts? How are people that flipping offended, nowadays!?

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House Passes Equality Act, Which Will Hurt ‘Religious Freedom, Women’s Sports’ & More

Party of ‘science’…

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How can Democrats claim to “follow the science” when they believe there are more than two genders? Shouldn’t all their opinions be disregarded automatically based on that alone? These people are out of control. What’s worse is that they believe they are doing the right thing. From Washington Times: House Democrats on Thursday passed the Equality Act, taking their cues from President Biden as he pushes transgender rights to the forefront over warnings of dire repercussions for religious freedom, women’s sports and female privacy. The bill, which would add sex, gender identity and sexual orientation to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, was approved 224-206, with three Republicans voting in favor of the measure, a drop from the eight who supported the measure in 2019. The previous legislation had little chance with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, but Mr. Biden has made transgender rights a priority, starting with a landmark Day One executive order to combat discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. WATCH: https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1360963559820320773 In other words, let’s all say a prayer that the GOP takes back the House come 2022. Here’s the tweet Kamala Harris sent back in June… https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1267555018128965643?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1267555018128965643%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2021%2F02%2Fpolitician-raising-bail-rioters-encourage-rioting-gop-senators-question-democrat-impeachment-leader-kamala-harriss-rioters-bail-fund%2F WATCH: https://twitter.com/Forbes/status/1360334734782590981?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1360334734782590981%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2021%2F02%2Fpolitician-raising-bail-rioters-encourage-rioting-gop-senators-question-democrat-impeachment-leader-kamala-harriss-rioters-bail-fund%2F

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