And it all emanates from a cesspool we call Hollywierd about hashtags that are just that, hashtags, with no real meaning other than to let people totally unaware jump on to make it appear legitimate. It will fade quickly and I am sure another cute hashtag will take its place.
By Daniel Greenfield
When Time picks an abstract concept as its ‘Thing of the Year’, it’s the kiss of death.
The magazine’s 2011 edition celebrated the Arab Spring’s ‘Protester’ just as the worst of the civil wars were getting started. In 2006, it picked ‘You’ just as the big web companies began crushing individuality on the internet. In 2002, it cheered the ‘Whistleblowers’ you haven’t heard from since. And in 1993, it put Arafat and Mandela on the cover as the ‘Peacemakers’. Good luck finding that peace.
So #MeToo was headed for trouble as soon as it became Time’s ‘Thing of the Year’. The cover, with the accusers dressed in somber black, foreshadowed the black dress code at the Golden Globes.
The cover wasn’t a win. It was a sigh of relief. Hollywood, the media and other cultural industries had been running scared of the scandal for months. Now they…
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