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Unplanned, the pro-life MAGA film, is worse than you ever imagined

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04.04.2019

It’s a rare movie that receives glowing accolades from the vice-president, the president's large adult son and Senator Ted Cruz, but Unplanned was the recipient of a trifecta of Twitter praise this weekend. You may wonder why all three MAGA celebrities chose to support the same anti-choice movie, which is based on a memoir by a woman who went from working at Planned Parenthood to praying outside of it. And indeed, Unplanned is in many ways the MAGAworld’s first true foray into culture wars.

I decided I had to see Unplanned after I subjected myself to the MAGAworld’s trade-show CPAC. At CPAC I was treated to a seemingly endless loop of Unplanned movie trailers, followed by a baffling speech delivered by the guy who invested $1m in the film, My Pillow founder and proud moustache-wearer Mike Lindell.

It’s hard to think of a more quintessentially MAGA movie than one which is funded by MAGA donors, supported by the MAGA community and pushing a MAGA message. To make matters even more MAGA, the Unplanned Twitter account sent........

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