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Some in the LGBTQ+ Community are Calling Pennywise Homophobic, Upset He is Not a Good Role Model?

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Somehow gay voices have found a problem with an evil character driven to bloodlust??? 

The sequel to the 2017 surprise blockbuster film “It” was released this weekend. The box office numbers for “It: Chapter 2” were huge, as expected, but unexpectedly (for some) they found an issue with the central figure of the sequel. A few scenes in this film about a nightmarish circus act are said to be disturbing — not from a horror perspective, but for the social implications.

Over at Out Magazine there is an announcement for readers that the lead villain, the clown Pennywise (referred to as “It” by the residents) is in fact homophobic. The headline declares “Pennywise Is Surprisingly (yea, about that) Anti-Quer In “It Chapter Two”. There is a reason for this declaration in the gay publication. After the first chapter of this rebooted franchise come out in 2017 the character became something of a gay icon.

(possible spoilers in the next paragraph)

That has all changed however in the sequel. In this film the children are now grown-ups, and there are some scenes in which the murderous entity actually behaves in an unapproved fashion! As explained by writer Rose Dummu, “after seeing It Chapter Two, I’m sad to announce that Pennywise is not gay, or even an ally. In fact, Pennywise is surprisingly anti-queer.”

The primary reason for this summation is that in an early scene a homosexual couple is attacked by a group of youths, with one of them ultimately meeting his end at the hand of the clown. Later scenes have Pennywise taunting the character Richie (played by Bill Hader) who is gay, threatening him with his “secret”.

These are the kind of cultural fights many in the gay community undertake which make little sense. The clown in the film kills far more than the gay characters. By this reasoning why is Pennywise not looked at as heterophobic? This balance of victimhood should be regarded as a positive, given that the clown is indiscriminate.  Homosexuality is presented as not being a motivation, and is therefore shown as a norm.

But not in the eyes of Out, which declares that this portrayal is indicative of contemporary mores. Says Dommu of Pennywise in this sequel: “He’s a homophobe. Trump’s America strikes again!” Seriously, with this…

To explain (since it clearly needs correction) to call the clown in this film “surprisingly anti-queer” ignores a central fact of the story. The scenes are pulled from the original Stephen King novel, which was published in 1986. How is this a surprise?! If this is such a shocking development in the LGTBQ+ community why has there been no outrage over the source material? Taken further, Donald Trump in no way was a motivator nor inspiration of this plot point over three decades ago.

This is the ridiculous lengths one needs to go to find outrage. The elements of murder, of attacks on children, and terrorizing of innocents are not looked at as problematic…yet perceived homophobia is crossing a line! But hey, I understand that I am not supposed to get it. I am just a person here wondering how it is deemed disappointing that a homicidal clown that consumes the hearts of its victims can no longer be looked at as a role model. I hope the community can pull through this loss of an icon.

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Pete Buttigieg Stabs VP Pence in the Back AGAIN, Reveals Exactly Who He Is

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There’s an interesting dynamic with the 2020 race and some conservatives. In a rush to appear “open-minded,” you’ll see them praise candidates like Pete Buttigieg as having interesting ideas or being more down to earth. The assumption is that Buttigieg is less hostile and more moderate than the rest of the field.

I mean, the guy likes Chick-fil-A and that means he’s willing to work with people!

Yesterday, Buttigieg put a dent in that reputation by lashing out at Mike Pence for seemingly no reason.

There are so many questions here. Namely, what does Mike Pence have to do with anything? Pence hasn’t spoken about Buttigeig at all. He’s not a factor in the 2020 primary.

In fact, the last time Pence mentioned the guy, he was praising him.

CNN, being the hacks that they are, described the one-sided interaction this way.

This nonsense. Pence has not mentioned Buttigieg since 2015. You can not have a feud if the other side doesn’t participate. So far, Pence has taken the high road, although I’m sure if he fired back he’d be eviscerated for it.

Now Buttigieg is doubling down, flailing wildly at a guy who will not even engage him back.

This was obviously his answer to Pence praising him in 2015.

When a person has shown you nothing but kindness, you don’t do this to them in the public square. It’s completely opportunistic on Buttiegieg’s part. He had nothing bad to say about Pence until he started to run for President. Now he’s got up his woke credentials so he randomly starts attacking him.

Some conservatives have actually defended Buttigieg from various hit pieces such as this. He’s proven he doesn’t deserve such care. It’s time to realize there are no “good guys” in the 2020 Democratic field. They are all far-left ideologues who will spit in the face of any Republican if given the chance.  Even Joe Biden is embracing woke culture and pushing for socialist policies now. These people are what they are.

What Buttigieg is doing here is essentially proclaiming that Mike Pence is not allowed to have personal religious convictions. This is a dangerous path that liberals are now treading, where simply leaving people alone isn’t enough. You must be made to agree with other’s lifestyles or suffer societal consequences. It’s disgusting and un-American.

With all due respect to Guy, the answers are not ‘yes’ and ‘yes’ to the modern Democratic party. There’s no such thing as good faith disagreement anymore. Only painting your enemies as evil bigots.

Buttigieg is a coward. At the drop of a hat, he’s left behind his moderate, milquetoast appeal that earned him plaudits in Indiana in order to run into the arms of the far left for pure political gain. The best thing that can happen to this guy at this point is for him to lose spectacularly. The truth is, the guy is no better than Bernie Sanders. His policy positions are no better and he’s no more bi-partisan than any other left-wing ideologue in the race. Conservatives who’ve previously defended him should realize that and react accordingly.

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