Disneyland is the newest battleground in the War of the Abolition of Culture, after a new trip was deemed problematic because of the charming prince who kisses Snow White “without consent.”
The California theme park has reopened after blocking the pandemic with a reworked “Snow White’s Enchanted Wish” trip, which includes an animatronic recreation of the legendary dragon.
In a review of the new trip for SFGate.com, the store’s managing editor Katie Dowd and contributor Julie Tremain wrote that the kiss should be removed as other “problematic scenes from walks such as Jungle Cruise and Splash Mountain.”
“Haven’t we already understood that agreement in early Disney movies is a major issue?” That teaching children, that kissing, when it is not established whether both parties are ready to commit, is wrong? ”They wrote.
“It’s hard to see why Disneyland from 2021 would choose to add a scene with such old-fashioned ideas about what a man is allowed to do with a woman.”
Disney announced earlier this year that it would redesign the jungle cruise to replace the Merchant Sam character, a salesman with bowed heads. Meanwhile, Splash Mountain is being redesigned to remove stereotypes. The company has been contacted for comment.
SFGate.com’s story quickly went viral as critics and defenders took advantage of the review, either as an example of the left-wing culture’s manipulation of history-breaking culture, or of the latest right-wing mania after Dr. Seuss (which ended the publication of insensitive books) and Potato head (omission of gender “Mr.”.)
Fox News presenter Todd Pirot on Monday compared Prince Charming’s kiss to a poisoned Snow White to saving someone’s life with CPR.
As stated in the classic Disney story, Snow White is poisoned by an evil queen, jealous of her beauty. She remains in a coma until the magic is broken by the first kiss of love. She and Prince Charming live happily ever after.
“So for those two people who wrote this story, if you’re sick and someone has to do your RPR, will you be upset about the consent? No. You won’t have an option on the matter,” he said.
“And I don’t think anyone looks at Prince Snow White’s charming kiss and says, boy, this is a microcosm of the culture of date rape in college … I’m not saying the culture of date rape in college is a positive thing. I have a little daughter upstairs in my house. I absolutely don’t want that, but let’s disaggregate this. It’s an animated film, it’s a fable for many, many years. It’s not what we all fear as fathers of daughters. “
Until the writers, Mrs. Dowd and Mrs. Tremaine, responded immediately The independent requesting comment on the response to their review, they admitted in their piece that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs it’s not really real life.
“A kiss he gives her without her consent while she sleeps, which cannot be true love if only one person knows it is happening,” they write.
“And yet, with the twinkling lights around and the great special effects, this last scene is beautifully executed – as long as you look at it as a fairy tale, not as a life lesson.”