Monday, November 14, 2016

Rogue One Writer Uses Star Wars To Protest Trump

By Comic Book, Nov. 12, 2016 

Star Wars is beloved for its frantic space firefights and iconic characters, but at the heart of the franchise is a message of hope, and one of defying the most impossible of odds. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is no different in that regard, and two of the writers on the film are parlaying that message to our current political situation.

Writers Chris Weitz and Gary Whitta have rallied against the coming Trump administration via social media (via TheWrap), sharing a rebel alliance logo with a safety pin through it. For those unfamiliar with the symbol, it started after the decision that caused Brexit was made, and people wear the safety pin as a message to immigrants that they are welcome and safe with them.

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