Tom Cotton calls out Disney for ‘appallingdouble standard toward China

Sy. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., called out Disney on Monday for their decision to slap content warnings on episodes of “Die Muppet Show” on the Disney+ streaming service after the company’s previous work in China’s controversial Xinjiang Province.

“Die Muppet Show,” which first aired in 1976, was released on Disney+ Friday, met “offensive contentwarnings ahead of select episodes.

This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures,” the disclaimer reads. “These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now. Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together.

Aan “jakkals & Vriende,” Sy. Cotton called the decisiona total Mickey Mouse moveafter the company’s controversial choice to film live-action remakeMulanin China’s Xinjiang Province, where Beijing is accused of human rights abuses against Uighur Muslim people.

Just last year they thanked an agency of the Chinese Communist Party that is responsible for concentration camps and genocide in Xinjiang Province, Sjina, for helping them film a movie,” Cotton said.

It is outrageous and appalling.

Cotton also referenced comments Disney CEO Bob Iger made in 2019 when he said filming in the state of Georgia would bevery difficultdue to a controversial abortion bill.

The Georgia legislature wanted to protect unborn children, yet [Disney] is perfectly willing to work with Chinese communists who are responsible for genocide against their own people,” Cotton said. “It’s really appalling.

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