Misogynistic, racist US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has just got a whole new world of pain called down upon him: More than 70 people attached to the Star Trek franchise – including the family of creator Gene Roddenberry – have joined together to call Trump out on his shit.
Never has there been a presidential candidate who stands in such complete opposition to the ideals of the Star Trek universe as Donald Trump. His election would take this country backward
Signed by a veritable whose who of Star Trek, the list of co-authors include JJ Abrams, the family of Leonard Nemoy, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Scott Bakula, Kate Mulgrew, Gates McFadden, Chris Pine, Wil Wheaton, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, and New Zealand’s own Karl Urban.
Notably, William Shatner did not sign the letter. Nor did Patrick Stewart, although he had previously offered this zinger to let us know where he stands
Made me forget the humidity for a moment. Worth 5 bucks. pic.twitter.com/lRvEoZ31mF
— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) May 11, 2016
Anyhoo, if you’d like the read the post in full, and perhaps share it around, here it is in all its glory. LLAP.