Big Bigotry Goes Mainstream: Remini & Disney Attack Jehovah’s Witnesses

Leah Remini’s commercialization of hatred is now expanding to new frontiers. After establishing herself as the High Priestess of Hate by discriminating against the Church of Scientology, she is attempting to leverage this position by attacking a new group: the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Disney CEO Bob Iger
Disney CEO, Bob Iger. (Photo by Angela George)

I wonder what kind of market research she and her backers, A&E and Disney, did to select this next target. Did they send out surveys? Conduct focus groups? I mean this religious discrimination stuff is a business after all; I am sure this next target was chosen carefully so as to attract as many consumers as possible and rake in those all-important advertising dollars.

I imagine the meetings in themselves were fascinating. How exactly do you ask, in politically correct terms: “What religious group can we profit from the most by misrepresenting and stirring up hate?” “Can we get a lynching?” What do the story boards look like? Disney and A&E must know ahead of time what the “hot buttons” are that have to be pressed to get ratings. What kind of chicanery will they need to devise to get the right button pressed properly to “get the shot?” TV is not for amateurs; the cost of producing and broadcasting a show isn’t trivial. As dumb and childish as the High Priestesses’ gang may seem, the people putting on her show are spending real money and expecting real financial returns.

Who would have ever thought there would be so much business in hate?

But the bottom line is: Remini is developing a business model to profit from hate. And in order to do that she is manufacturing hate where there is none and using innuendo and false accusations to do it.

If she is paid attention to, she is paid attention to because she hates, if she profits she profits because she hates.

Who would have ever thought there would be so much business in hate?

Joseph Stalin, the Ku Klux Klan, Adolf Hitler, Osama bin Laden, Charles Manson … Disney. 

John Allender
Entrepenur, Dad, Scientologist, occasional basketball coach, researcher and a huge Far Side fan.