Normally, I don´t cover politics all that much on our homepage. However, I made an exception in the case with Giant Spacekat´s CEO Miss Brianna Wu. As she wrote an #GamerGate hit piece called “I’m Thrilled Hillary Clinton Is Taking On The Alt-Right & You Should Be, Too” via Bustle just recently (the post was originally published on the 1st of September). And right off the bat, Miss Wu spent quite a lot of words and time on putting the “Alt-Right”, #GamerGate, American nationalists and patriots in a negative light in her post.
In the matter of fact, most of Wu´s post consist mainly of pro-liberalism, anti-Trump, anti-GamerGate, anti-Breitbart and pro-Hillary Clinton statements. And based on what Wu presented in her post, she´s trying really hard to sell in the “#GamerGate are evil” and “the Internet ruined my life” narrative again:
“The former editor-in-chief of Breitbart, Bannon oversaw the publication best known colloquially as the voice of the “Alt-Right”— an offshoot of the Republican party frequently associated with Gamergate and white supremacist politics.”
“I’ve found the Alt-Right to be a mutation of the conservative movement that’s turned on its creator and taken control. This isn’t your father’s conservative party. I should know — as a prominent feminist in the game industry, I’ve spent much of the last two years getting threats from them so severe that the FBI was involved.”
“For the public, the most recognizable shock troops of the Alt-Right has come in the form of Gamergate, the hate group still targeting women that advocate for inclusion in the tech industry. Throughout 2014 and 2015, Gamergate became infamous for sending women death threats, rape threats, and extreme intimidation. I was one of these women, being driven from my home after receiving death threats that stated, “Your dead, mutilated corpse would be on the front page of Jezebel.” These threats were so severe, they used them in a Law and Order episode based on Gamergate.” – Brianna Wu, via Bustle
That´s just the half of it though, as Hillary Clinton´s official Twitter account (Hillary For America) endorsed and promoted Miss Wu´s Bustle publication on Twitter (as seen in the second picture above). And even though I´m not an American (I can´t vote in the States). I´m rather concerned that an US presidential candidate is endorsing someone like Miss Wu (in this case, Hillary´s Twitter team). As Miss Wu has a history of being anything but honest with her readers and viewers (the same could also be said about Hillary, and let´s not forget about the rigged US primary scandal shall we?). So one might ask him or herself why Hillary For America promoted Wu´s Bustle post? My guess would be that they have found a common enemy in #GamerGate and the alt-right movement.
Nevertheless, Miss Wu´s was never relevant to #GamerGate. However, she been the person who has keept trying to insert herself into the topic over and over again for years. And since the iOS release of “Revolution 60” (which took place back in July, 2014) Wu has been busy with drama, media and just about anything but video game development. As she´s been trying to gain relevancy into the harassment narrative instead. And ever since #GamerGate became a thing, Wu has been using it to fuel her harassment narrative to gain relevancy, fame and increase her earning on Patreon since 2014.
Even so, I´m still rather curious to find out what Miss Wu will do next? As she loves to jump into hot topics in-order to get media attention (for example, she claimed that Samus Aran was a transgender woman, or when she stated that Panzermadels was “anti-feminist filth”), and as you might remember. Miss Wu has stated for a very long time that it´s particularly females who get abused online (sexist remarks and so on). Well, that´s far from the truth.
You see. As it all turns out, men actually receive more abuse online than women do. So the more time you spend reaching the statements and claims that Miss Wu has made in the past, the more you start to realize that there is very little (to no) truth to what she says. And that her narrative would break-down very quickly if the public actually looked into her statements as well (the truth is out there). And in my opinion, thats´s all there is to it.
As for Hillary Clinton, she´s not a friend of neither Gamers, video games nor game developers. As Hillary used violent video games as a scapegoat prior to the Columbine shooting massacre (which took place on the 20th of April, 1999) when she kicked-off her war against violent games back in 2005 (aka “the war against GTA“, or “GTA Vs Jack Thompson“). So she´s no friend of mine. And quite frankly, I would pretty much see anyone but Hillary Clinton as the president of the US.
I mean, let´s be honest here. She´s struggling to talk, walk, and she can hardly get up and down of stairs (or in and out of cars and air planes for that matter…). Simply put, Hillary looks more dead than alive to me. And just the mere thought of her having access to the US nuclear missile silos codes is very scary thought of it´s own. Especially since the Clinton clan loves to wage wars, and Hillary seems to be very hungry to kick-off WWIII with Russia…And don´t you even get me started about Hillary´s recent and past scandals, because then I would have to write a whole book about it (a good start would be to look into Hillary´s leaked mails, try searching for “nap”…).
And that was everything that I had to say about this matter. So what´s your take on this subject? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section down below!
Hillary for America
I’m Thrilled Hillary Clinton Is Taking On The Alt-Right & You Should Be, Too
Paul Joseph Watson
Is Gamergate about media ethics or harassing women?
Brianna Wu and the human cost of Gamergate: ‘every woman I know in the industry is scared
Can We Forgive Hillary Clinton For Her Past War On Video Games?
Brianna Wu and the human cost of Gamergate: ‘every woman I know in the industry is scared’
The Internet Ruined My Life
I´m not a supporter of Hillary Clinton.
Robin “V-Act” Ek
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