People Are Big Mad Over Netflix’s Production Deal With the Obamas

Michelle and Barack Obama at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit on Oct. 31, 2017, in Chicago
Michelle and Barack Obama at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit on Oct. 31, 2017, in Chicago
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The haters are always gonna hate, and it seems that some people are really big mad that Netflix linked to Barack and Michelle Obama with a deal to produce original TV shows and movies with the streaming service.

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Long story short: The snowflakes ain’t having it.

Of course, this is despite the fact that the former president has already made it clear that he will not be using the new platform as a public campaign tool against his successor or to try to fight against conservative media outlets.

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However, it probably doesn’t help conservatives that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has been critical of the current president in the past, as Business Insider notes. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hastings endorsed Hilary Clinton, noting that Donald “Trump would destroy much of what is great about America.” (But is he lying, though?)

Here are just a few people who have since insisted on apparently canceling their subscription to Netflix:

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I mean, whatever floats your boat, I guess.

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They won’t cancel their subscriptions. They are too stubborn to adapt to new things so they won’t switch to Amazon or Hulu and too lazy and cheap to go to the movies or upgrade their cable services.