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Marvel Comics Just Made Thor Female, And Conservatives Are Furious



Most Americans will think it’s great that Marvel is re-casting iconic comic book superhero Thor as a strong, powerful woman — except conservatives, who are outraged.

Comic book giant Marvel yesterday unveiled the new Thor, and she’s a woman.

“This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of the ‘big three’ of Captain America, Iron Man and Thor,” Marvel announced on its website yesterday. “No longer is the classic Thunder God able to hold the mighty hammer, Mjölnir, and a brand new female hero will emerge worthy of the name THOR.”

“The inscription on Thor’s hammer reads ‘Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.’ Well it’s time to update that inscription,” says Marvel editor Wil Moss. “The new Thor continues Marvel’s proud tradition of strong female characters like Captain Marvel, Storm, Black Widow and more. And this new Thor isn’t a temporary female substitute – she’s now the one and only Thor, and she is worthy!”

On Twitter, Marvel’s Executive Editorial Director, Ryan Penagos, responded to an unapproving fan with a well-worded tweet, as Whisper’s Editor in Chief highlighted:

That fan’s original tweet was soon deleted.

Probably for most Americans, though, this was either very good and exciting news, or was met with a yawn. 

But not conservatives, who are outraged, because someone dared to change something.

The radicals at Hot Air — formerly a Michelle Malkin website, so, that explains everything —  wrongly claimed “Thor’s getting a sex-change.”

I wish Marvel would leave the social commentary to more sophisticated comics, like Archie. Follow the link above for confirmation that, yes, of course Trans-Thor is buxom, which goes to show you that certain core comics conventions must be observed even while in the process of shattering others. In fact, a Twitter pal makes a good point: If you look closely, you’ll see that Thor’s iron breastplate inexplicably yet conveniently ends right below the bra-line, leaving some skin exposed squarely in the center of her midsection. Looks like Trans-Thor is less concerned with protecting her sternum than with giving her male opponents a peek. So much for female empowerment. It’s going to hurt when Loki calls her “Whor.”

Yes, they just called the new Thor a whore. Because she’s a she. But there’s no war on women, no conservative misogyny, right?…

Over at Moonbattery — which, by comparison, tends to make Hot Air look civilized, there was this:

If kids don’t like Thor in a skirt, Marvel will make up for it by generating still more adulating press by declaring that she is also a lesbian and a Muslim.

Meanwhile, in the comments section of a Fox News article announcing the news, readers were unabashedly furious, misogynistic, homophobic, and ignorant.


If Thor were trans — and Marvel said enough for us to know she is not — she would be a she, not an “it.” 


Misogyny rules at Fox News.


So, a male Thor isn’t sexual, but a female Thor is.
And there it is, the typical, nasty lie: LGBT people “indoctrinate” and “recruit.”


Of course Fox News readers and viewers think everything is a liberal plot.


Um, no.


Um, yes.


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White Nationalist Congressman Tweets White Nationalist Group’s Motto in Sex Worker Meme



Dr. Paul Gosar, a Republican U.S. Rep. from Arizona and a white nationalist on Sunday tweeted out a meme featuring a sex worker and the motto from a white nationalist group.

“$50 WHATEVER YOU WANT BABY,” says a woman peering into a car. The driver says, “Can you TELL EVERYONE AMERICA FIRST IS INEVITABLE.”

America First is inevitable,” as HuffPost reports, “is the motto of the ‘America First’ white nationalist movement headed by the racist and anti-Semitic podcaster Nick Fuentes.”

Gosar’s original tweet is here. NCRM has inserted a screenshot in case it gets deleted.

Gosar late last month delivered the hate group’s keynote address, then on the same day headed to CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, and appeared to denounce white nationalism.


Image by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia and a CC license


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RNC Reinforces Ties to Trump by Moving Major Donor Dinner to Mar-a-Lago



The Republican Party has had multiple chances to distance itself from former President Donald Trump, including most recently when he sent the RNC a cease and desist letter warning them to not use his name or image for fundraising. But as usual the RNC just reinforced its ties to Trump, moving a major donor dinner to Mar-a-Lago.

“The weekend retreat in early April for the party’s most influential donors will be at a luxury hotel in Palm Beach, as in past years,” The Washington Post reports. “But the RNC has decided to move the Saturday evening portion of the schedule to the former president’s private club to accommodate Trump and guests who would like to visit the site.”

The move will line Trump’s pockets with cash and give him another opportunity to bask in the spotlight of the donors’ adulation.

At least 350 are expected to attend the Mar-a-Lago event.


Image Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead via Flickr 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Lies Pending LGBTQ Equality Bill Has ‘Completely Canceled Women’ and ‘Destroyed Women’s Rights’



U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on Monday used her time to address the House of Representatives by lying to her colleagues and attacking the LGBTQ Equality Act.

The legislation, which passed the House but has not been debated in the Senate or even voted on, much less signed into law, “has completely destroyed women’s rights,” and “has completely canceled women,” the QAnon Congresswoman lied.

The Equality Act, she continued, “has taken away women’s rights in sports,” which is also false.

“It has completely canceled women and I think it’s a terrible thing that’s happened to the women in America who have come so far, our grandmothers and mothers worked so hard to achieve our rights. And now with the passage of the Equality Act they have put men in our little girls bathrooms, sports, locker rooms, playing fields, and seem to care less about women’s rights whatsoever.”

Again the Equality Act has only passed the House, not the Senate, nor has it been signed into law, so it has not been enacted.

“They’ve also completely destroyed religious freedoms and and violated our freedoms and rights in every single way,” she insisted, not naming who “they” are.

“The Equality Act is atrocious and evil,” she said, repeating the false claim she has made several times. “It completely erases gender, that God created us ‘male and female in his image.’ He created us. Women deserve their rights, we deserve our sports, we deserve our privacy, and should not have the invasion of biological men in any of these areas.”

Green has been trying to remake herself from a conspiracy theorist and QAnon promoter to a far right religious extremist anti-choice activist. Her diatribe on International Women’s Day did little to advance that goal, or any other cause.



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