BET Tries To Manufacture Fake Outrage Over ‘Black’ Little Mermaid

NewsBusters | 7/5/2019 | Staff
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Proving that there’s not much point in being a lefty if there aren’t any nice conservatives to annoy, the woke bloggers of BET tried to manufacture a story saying there’s a trend of online right-wingers angry over Disney’s casting of a black woman as the new “Little Mermaid.” It would be an interesting narrative IF that was happening, however BET’s target “racists” consist of nothing more than a couple of fringe idiots without much social media influence.

Super newsworthy, right?

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Dubbed by The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh as “Faux-outrage,” BET’s story touted that online “racists” are “big mad” that a black woman is playing Ariel the mermaid. However as Walsh pointed out, BET’s implied alt-right faction —which as we all know is designed to trigger lefties about angry white types — consisted of six measly tweets not really signifying an online wave of hate.

Walsh dissected BET’s hamfisted race-baiting: “BET did a story about all the ‘racists’ who are ‘big mad’ that Ariel is white. They compiled 6 tweets to prove the outrage exists. Two are from anonymous accounts with 10 followers. Two are from non-white people. This is the faux-iest faux-outrage ever.”

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