Fox News Channel host Greg Gutfeld reacted to the cancellation of a screening of “American Sniper” at the University of Maryland by suggesting all films should be banned for the sake of political correctness on Friday’s broadcast of “The Five.”
“Another ‘American Sniper’ screening, at [the] University of Maryland has been cancelled after Muslim students claimed it ‘perpetuates the spread of Islamophobia, and is offensive to many Muslims around the world for good reason.’ What’s that reason? Well, when you’re a baby, who needs one?” Gutfeld said.
He continued, “campus petitions have only one goal, exert pressure against whatever hurts their little feelings. But really, who’s more cowardly? Coddled students who cannot bear different views, or those who folded before this whinerwagon? They deserve each other.”
Gutfeld then stated, “my solution? Ban all films there. For all can hurt your delicate sensibilities, even the children’s classics. ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’? It turned little people into crass stereotypes. And what of Snow White? Why not Snow Black? Truly, this is Snow White privilege. ‘Cinderella’ demonized stepsisters. And ‘the Wizard of Oz’ was a clear attack on Wiccans. ‘Babe’ featured a talking pig, a mockery of Muslims and Jews, who don’t like pork. ‘Pinocchio’ made sickening light of a lad’s deformity, as did ‘Dumbo,’ ridiculing Jumbo for his big ears with a mean nickname. And of course every Harry Potter film features Lord Voldemort, who stereotypes evil. And movies that discriminate against evil have no place on campus. Because evil has feelings, too. Terrorists cry during commercials and mad bombers enjoy long walks and campfires, too.”
Gutfeld concluded, “so, until we get rid of these cruel notions of good and evil, these students should watch something more age appropriate” before playing a clip from the BBC’s “Teletubbies.”
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