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Reviews Comments: The Alt-Right Parody We Deserve Victoria film/book review by Elmo 3000

Political fiction is always a tricky thing to talk about, especially here, but I think I can do it. See, Victoria isn\'t a book that aligns itself to the left or the right. Victoria\'s alignment is clearly \'Batshit Insane\'.

Our story begins with John Rumford, who is kicked out of the marines because of Political Correctness Gone Mad and also because he was harassing some Muslims. He lives in a world 20 Minutes into the Future where America has been taken over by \'respect\' and \'tolerance\' and other objectively good things in sarcastic quotation marks, and this has somehow destroyed society. John forms the Christian Marines, a group of old-fashioned, non-PC crusaders to put the country back on track by - not a joke - telling women to Stay in the Kitchen, killing college professors because all educated people are secretly Cultural Marxists, and nuking black people, whom they refer to as \'Orcs\'.

Yes. It\'s one of those stories.

Unsurprisingly, it\'s a hilarious trip through political So Bad, It\'s Good territory. Here\'s an excerpt on feminism!

2032 saw the beginning of what the feminists called Fair Discrimination. Under Fair Discrimination, girls got higher grades in school than boys for the same work, plus a monopoly on the playground while boys spent recess inside where they were forced to play with dolls.

Someone wrote a Self-Insert Fic where the villains are feminists whose grand evil scheme is to make boys play with dolls. And that\'s just the beginning. Rumford bans computers and cell phones, thinks poverty \'builds character\', allies with literal Nazis, and exiles all non-Christians (and Puerto Ricans) from \'Victoria\', which remains a perfect Utopia despite Rumford\'s tendency to kill anyone smart enough to operate a tin-opener on the assumption that they must be a communist.

As hilariously bad as this is, the story does go too far to be funny at times. Those wacky straw feminists? Upon defeat, as their comeuppance, those who don\'t immediately fall in love with the traditional gentlemen of the \'Christian Marines\' are sold into sex-slavery in the Middle East. And that\'s not all.

The author believes Muslims are evil, atheists are heretics, LGBTQ folk are paedophiles, and all of these people deserve to die, along with anyone who disagrees. This book begins with a Racist Grandma vibe but it becomes very clear that the author (actually a man in his late 60s - unmarried, can\'t imagine why) is an extremely vicously intolerant man.

But this is a book that makes you think. It certainly made me reflect on how far a bigot will go to try to persuade himself that he has the moral high ground, in spite of thinking that all non-Christian, non-American, non-White, non-Male, non-Idiots are evil and should be shot, nuked or raped, as should anyone who disagrees with him.

Apparently, far enough to write a shit book.

Comments

  • maninahat
  • 6th Mar 17
This review is making me laugh far too loudly for my workplace. Bravo!
  • teslashark
  • 24th Apr 17
Calling black people orcs - it\'s not widely know, but the Ammon Bundy clan called black people zombies and bought a stock of anti zombie ammo (extra tearing, spinning, etc) so they can shoot black people with.

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