Taking a page out of the book of yours truly, Stephen King takes a stance against diversity, and of course, gets blasted online for it.
King is actually a leftist himself, but to his credit he has some class and offers that quality shouldn't be sacrificed just for the sake of diversity.
In a series of tweets, the legendary horror novelist reveals he nominates for the Oscars where he reveals that diversity isn't a factor at all when it comes to how he votes.
"As a writer, I am allowed to nominate in just 3 categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Screenplay. For me, the diversity issue--as it applies to individual actors and directors, anyway--did not come up. That said..." King tweeted. "...I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality. It seems to me that to do otherwise would be wrong."
The SJW agenda promotes diversity ahead of everything - no matter the cost - which as I have been reporting on for years is the reason movies such as Disney Star Wars, Captain Marvel, 2016 Ghostbusters, Terminator, Doctor Who, Watchmen, et al. have failed miserably both with fans and financially.
Of course, King has to take his leftist spin on things, but at least he says everyone should have a fair shot, which really means the best person should get the job regardless of color, sex or creed.
Stephen King continued: "The most important thing we can do as artists and creative people is make sure everyone has the same fair shot, regardless of sex, color, or orientation. Right now such people are badly under-represented, and not only in the arts. You can't win awards if you're shut out of the game."
As a writer, I am allowed to nominate in just 3 categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Screenplay. For me, the diversity issue--as it applies to individual actors and directors, anyway--did not come up. That said...— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 14, 2020
...I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality. It seems to me that to do otherwise would be wrong.— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 14, 2020
SJW's react to Stephen King's diversity tweets
Regarding the reaction to King's tweets, of course, the "white men" comments had to come up.
"Good to know it’s just white men who produce quality in those categories," one Twitter user replied.
"With the utmost respect, I think this is quite a bit unfair. When films created by people of color, irrespective of quality, constantly get overlooked by institutions that are predominately comprised of white men, there is an implicit bias at work here,” complained an SJW Twitter user.
“Sir, respectfully saying you as a white man can’t really say that. You had more advantages and opportunities than a person of color would have. They have been wrongfully held back in so many ways just because of their color skin,” claimed progressive podcaster, David Weissman.
"Echo chambers are powerful. The white point of view seems like the only 'good' stories. Do you make effort to read to see others??" questioned another.
"Maybe, just maybe, there should be an actual ‘diversity’ category to get the ball rolling," another tweeted.