#SJWs Furious at Stephen Amell for Defending Texas...Amell Doubles Down
Actor Stephen Amell (Arrow) has one of the most active social media presence of most celebrities. Amell enjoys communicating directly to his fans, not filtered through a publicist and their boilerplate rhetoric. Not that there's anything wrong with publicists, they just boil their plates before serving, killing all the flavor.
We were busy with the debate last night, so we missed the giant controversy of Stephen Amell abusing puppies, advocating the killing of lions, and using Styrofoam cups as home decor, showing zero regard for the environment. Just kidding, the "controversy" was this:
Stereotyping Texas isn't any better than stereotyping Ahmed. Just so we're clear.— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442437671.0
That's the controversy. Amell even has all the apostrophes in all the right places, so there were zero grammar controversies to be had. But what Amell didn't figure was injecting a dash of logic into an exploding Twitter hashtag campaign would result in serious blowback. Yes, I am trying to get as many bomb puns in as possible. Try to keep up.
You see, open-minded and tolerant liberals were tweeting about Ahmed Mohamed (#IStandwithAhmed if you've been hiding behind blast barriers) being arrested over what a school teacher thought looked like a bomb but was actually a clock. The social justice warriors of Twitter, while defending Ahmed from Muslim stereotypes, fired at Texas for being a state full of rednecks and racists. So here comes Stephen Amell with a point about pots calling kettles black, that two wrongs don't make a right...and it detonated the Twittersphere.
Here Amell tries to defuse the situation, but too late, the fuse was lit:
2. What happened to Ahmed was terrible. Obviously.— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442439683.0
Here Amell decides to defend himself and double down.
3. I happened to read a series of tweets pronouncing that this is a systemic problem in Texas, which is also profiling.— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442439774.0
4. It's profiling in a much less hurtful / destructive way... but it is profiling.— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442439833.0
See, he tried to be logical again, shielding himself from the SJW shrapnel:
6. My wife is from Texas, I have extended family in Texas, and I've met thousands of Texans that are wonderful, polite individuals.— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442440115.0
But the tolerant Twitter hate kept burning. So this is Amell's final tweet for awhile:
Didn't mean to offend anyone. Truthfully. Was simply suggesting that two wrongs don't make a right. I'll go away for a bit now. SA— Stephen Amell (@Stephen Amell)1442447995.0
He also added this:
Props for not apologizing for what he tweeted, as there's nothing wrong with it. If profiling is wrong, then profiling should be treated as wrong across the plains of Texas. The SJWs didn't want to hear or read things like logic or facts, they were all bundled up in their flak jackets of feelings and hashtags. Yes, that sentence was reaching for a bomb pun, but I'm running out of ideas. One might say the clock is ticking. Back to Amell. Leaving social media for a bit is his choice. Some people don't think Twitter trolls are worth the trouble...or the rubble. I do not see this as a retreat, just time to recharge from all the hatred the SJWs flame-threw at him. Okay, yeah, that was a bad one. Sorry...
Ahmed was invited to the White House by POTUS himself, via Twitter. So much for sealed envelopes and ceremony. One question comes to mind, since the left claims that ClockGate was racism, no questions asked. Hypothetically, what happens if Ahmed (or some kid named Parker, Blake, or Jose) shows up for a White House tour with the same clock in his backpack...and the alarm randomly goes off?