The Mighty Buzzard writes:
So, last night the SJW types over at the Hugo awards decided they'd rather burn the whole thing to the ground than give out an award based on what the readers like instead of social justice reasons:
The members of the World Science Fiction Society rejected the slate of finalists in five categories, giving No Award in Best Novella, Short Story, Related Work, Editor Short Form, and Editor Long Form. This equals the total number of times that WSFS members have presented No Award in the entire history of the Hugo Awards, most recently in 1977.
Here are a few of the people on the #SadPuppies slate that should be quite surprised to learn that they were denied a chance at an award for being white males when they wake up this morning: Rajnar Vajra, Larry Correia, Annie Bellet, Kary English, Toni Weisskopf, Ann Sowards, Megan Gray, Sheila Gilbert, Jennifer Brozek, Cedar Sanderson, and Amanda Green.
takyon: Here are in-depth explanations of the Hugo Awards controversy.
Previously: "Rightwing lobby has 'broken' Hugo awards" Says George R.R. Martin (240 comments)
> Ignore them at your own risk. It was the SocJus crowd that ruined the Occupy movement
You start off with a proven falsehood, so the rest of your post is just TL;DR.
Yes, proven. FOIA releases [theguardian.com] show that Occupy was taken down by a nationwide coordination between FBI, DHS and local cops all made (laughably) legal by designating them to be a terrorist threat.
But if they had not marginalized themselves to make the general public stop caring, they could have been successful in changing the political landscape.
I was all for Occupy until it became this mouthpeice for that progressive stack bullshit that keeps coming up.
But, hey, if you don't want to read someone's post, you don't have to. No need to make up a excuse like "you said my triggering word."
Lol, such fantasies you have. The idea that anything so small could have stood against the billions of dollars worth of pressure applied by the US government and the banks is at best wishful thinking and more like victim blaming.