British Tabloid 'The Sun' Gets Outraged by 'Snowflake Students Misunderstanding Frankenstein'. Twitter Responds.
The other day, reprehensible British Murdoch jizzrag The Sun published a story about Mary Shelley’s classic, ‘Frankenstein’. Their angle?
Goddamn Millennial Snowflake Students thinking that Frankstein’s Monster was actually a victim!
Can you believe that?! What is the bloody world coming to, eh? Frankenstein’s Monster, one of the most tragic figures in all of Western literature—now apparently a creature to be pitied and to have empathy for?! Madness. It’s bloody madness, I’m telling you. It’s PC culture gone mad. Next they’ll be telling me that people drowning while trying to escape from warzones shouldn’t be referred to as rats!
Needless to say, social media had a field day with this arse-backwards shitmonkey of an interpretation.
Apparently it wasn’t just The Sun either. That other Murdoch bog-read, The Times, had a go too:
And then there were the delightful riffs:
As mentioned in the one of the tweets above, The Sun quite hastily deleted their story after some of the feedback started pouring in. They have since posted a follow-up:
Petr Knava lives in London and plays music