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Progressive lunatics are going after a popular musical – one that these very same leftists absolutely loved a few years ago.

“Hamilton” was a major hit when it made its debut on Broadway in January 2015. Democratic leaders, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and the Obama family, all rushed to demonstrate how hip and relevant they were by attending Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical.

The show is based on founding father Alexander Hamilton with a hip-hop twist.

Things are different in 2020, however – a time in which progressives say the Founding Fathers should be remembered solely for owning slaves and all other achievements fully-nullified.

The inevitable result: leftists want to cancel the “Hamilton” musical because it is based on the founding fathers.

“Hamilton” was trending on social media this weekend as the film-version made its debut on Disney Plus.

Here are a few of the Twitter highlights making the rounds:

“Are y’all ready to talk about how problematic Hamilton is? Lin Manuel Miranda created a piece of work that used hip hop (a genre created by black people) to tell the story of colonizers and slave owners,” @izzy_bella_26 wrote.

“Reminder for all y’all Hamilton watching mofos: Hamilton was a racist slaveowner, and casting POC as white bigots isn’t the reclamation you think it is,” read another tweet. “It’s a romanticized telling of a white man’s plights, so none of y’all better be stanning the founding fathers AGAIN.”

Ajamu Baracka, a self-described “international human rights activist,” blasted Miranda.

“Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Puerto Rican Uncle Tom who instead of fighting for independence makes feel-good revisionism for white liberals. He is pathetic,” Baracka said.

In May, Miranda and “Hamilton” creator Jeffrey Seller were forced to apologize because people criticized them for not supporting Black Lives Matter sufficiently and not speaking enough about police brutality and the George Floyd protests.

It’s such a deeply pleasurable experience to watch progressives turn on each other, no?

WIBC’s Jason Hammer and Ethan Hatcher commented on the controversy Monday afternoon. Click below to listen.


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