To Kill a Mockingbird

Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Actor Mark Hamill Spreads Fake News Claiming Florida Banned ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

At the center of every viral fake news hoax targeting conservatives is usually a Hollywood celebrity who is gullible or dishonest enough to spread the lie Typhoid Mary-like all over social media. This week, it was Mark Hamill’s turn to serve as super-spreader for the left, sharing fake news that Florida schools had banned Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 14: Mark Hamill attends the Premiere of Lionsgate's "Knives Out" at Regency Village Theatre on November 14, 2019 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Aaron Sorkin: ‘Social Network’ Sequel Would Focus On Zuckerberg’s Failure to Stop ‘Bad Actors’

The LA Times recently interviewed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin about his new take on To Kill a Mockingbird and the criticism he received for adapting the work of a female author as a white man. As part of the interview, Sorkin said that if he wrote a sequel to the movie The Social Network, it would focus on Mark Zuckerberg’s inability to deal with “bad actors” on Facebook, and how the company has “helped damage democracy.”

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The Nuclear Option — FLASH: Atticus Finch Is a Racist

So it turns out a half century on that Atticus Finch — America’s fearless moral compass on matters of race, our Moses of The South — got old and turned into just another crotchety Archie Bunker, barking about blacks, white outsiders and the meddlesome federal courts.