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    From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Sat May 14 11:32:39 2022
    By David Marcus
    Published May 14, 2022

    There is no more quintessential American story universe than Star Trek.

    Since its creation in 1966 the franchise has had myriad iterations on
    big screen and small, basically invented the sci-fi convention, and has
    charmed audiences across every generation. But in two recent episodes,
    writers crossed a line where no Star Trek has gone before. That is to
    say, they got directly involved in partisan politics.

    The first blatant example of electioneering, on Star Trek Discovery,
    was a cameo by current and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate
    Stacey Abrams as none other than the President of Federation of
    Planets. The second was a weird plot twist in the pilot of new show,
    Strange New Worlds in which the 2020 capitol riot is depicted and
    blamed for starting a Second American Civil War and the destruction of
    the planet. To put it more succinctly, Orange man bad.


    Television is no longer about entertainment, it's all about diversity
    and inclusion, and brainwashing the American people to believe America
    exists as they show it in the commercials and TV shows.

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