If All You See…

…is an evil carbon polluting dog, you might just be a Warmist

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10 Responses to “If All You See…”

  1. The current Supergirl series appears to be scripted by leftist moonbats. (Also possibly strange visitors from another planet!) I believe last night’s episode was entitled, “Nevertheless, she persisted”. This along with the alien invaders’ desire to “make their world great again”, etc.
    Thinly veiled leftist pap.

    • Yup, that’s what the title was. I’m guessing they mostly do not want a large audience, just a specific audience, though they’ll capture some who they aren’t gunning for to watch the show.

  2. Dana says:

    One of the lines in last night’s episode — the season finale — was when two of the heroes said that teaming up to fight the invading Daxamites was wise, because they were “stronger together.”

    I’m thick-skinned enough that I can watch a fictional show and ignore that stuff. It’s a fun show, and Melissa Benoist is the bomb!

  3. Dana says:

    Part of the theme is how powerful women are, and Supergirl beat Superman in a fight.

    • Which was also pretty improbable given Superman’s greater upper body strength and years of experience fighting. But, anyone can get in a lucky punch. More sickening was when he confessed to her that she was so much morally stronger than he, because he wasn’t sure he could choose between saving Lois Lane and saving the planet. Poor guy needed to get home to his pajamas and hot cocoa!

      • Dana says:

        Is Superman physically stronger than Supergirl? (Sure sounds like a nerd question, doesn’t it?) Both get their strength from the environment, earth’s lower gravity and the yellow sun, so it’s possible that they are equally strong. However, Superman has been on earth longer, and has more experience; that should count, too.

        Yeah, I know, there was a lot of feminist mush in the show, especially the recent ones, but so what? It’s all fantasy, and I’m smart enough to know it’s all fantasy.

        One of the trends in fantasy writing, for the last forty years or so, is the warrior woman, who can keep up with, and often defeat, the male warriors. Naturally, they’re all beautiful and voluptuous (Brienne of Tarth on HBO’s version of Game of Thrones being an obvious exception), but, in a way, they play into the ‘ideal woman’ for a lot of guys: a girl who really can keep up physically, hiking, rock climbing, etc, but is still babelicious arm candy at the same time.

        • I like to keep my Nerd cred up to date from time to time! It was just rather pointless. Had they demonstrated that she could defeat someone stronger than she by using her noggin would have been more impressive, IMHO.

          As to fantasy, fantasy should be internally consistent. The Flash is fantasy, but if he suddenly started shooting heat rays out of his eyes to get himself out of a predicament, it becomes bad storytelling.

          • Dana says:

            As far as the nerd cred, in an earlier episode, when Mon-El was being tested at the DEO, they said that he was strong, but not Kryptonian strong, yet in their fight, Rhea and Supergirl were pretty evenly matched.

            I’m old enough to remember the issue of Superboy in which Mon-El landed on earth.

          • I don’t remember Mon-El from the comics. Maybe I was too busy with his brother Lion-El?

  4. Dana says:

    In the comic books, Mon-El arrived with amnesia, in a pod similar to Kal-El’s. Superboy assumed that he was Kryptonian, due to having the same powers, and gave him the name Mon-El, Mon being for Monday, the day he arrived, and El for Kal-El’s Kryptonian family name. It turned out that Mon-El, real name Lar Gand — which was the name used for his father in the recent TV episode — reacted to lead the same way Kryptonians react to Kryptonite, except that the effects never wear off. To keep Mon-El from dying, Superboy did the only thing he could, and sent him into the Phantom Zone until a cure could be found.

    Alas! No cure could be found for 1,000 years, and then Mon-El was freed from the Phantom Zone, and became a member of the Legion of Super Heroes. All of this was in comic books from the sixties.

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