‘Rudolph the Marginalized Reindeer’: Some Leftists Find the Christmas Classic to be ‘Seriously Problematic’

President Donald Trump may have ended the war on Christmas, but that doesn’t mean that some on the left won’t continue to try to pick apart American favorites like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

According to a video compiled by HuffPost, many believe that the loveable red-nosed reindeer is actually a front for racism and homophobia in the United States.

Yes, really.

Watch the video below:

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a holiday classic that returns to TV each holiday season. But lately, viewers are noticing that the tale may not be so jolly after all, and they’re sharing their observations online. Former fans are pointing out Rudolph’s father verbally abuses him. Santa Claus berates Donner for his son’s nose. The school coach encourages bullying. Donner forbids his wife from joining the search for their son. Clarice’s dad is a bigot. Even the elf is an outcast for wanting to be a dentist. In the end, Rudolph and friends learn the bitter truth: Deviation from the norm will be punished unless it is exploitable.

The video shared several tweets from previous holiday seasons.

While HuffPost and Garytt Poirier claim to have gotten to the end of the video, they must have missed the part where everyone realized they were wrong about Rudolph and that, in fact, they “shouted out with glee” when they saw him.

People who see Rudolph as a cute Christmas show instead of the embodiment of the evils of homophobia and racism took to Twitter to mock HuffPost for its attempt to ruin a holiday classic:

This, of course, is not the first holiday classic that some on the left have tried to ruin. As IJR previously reported, another classic, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” was rocked with racism allegations, too.

Meanwhile, Trump has been in the trenches defending Christmas, a move he is very proud of.

Although many were probably hoping these bombshell allegations against Rudolph would echo in the show’s annual ratings, their outrage was for nothing. Rudolph was the second-most viewed show on Tuesday night, sliding in right behind the season finale of the popular show “This Is Us.”

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Rocky Drummond
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I just bought the 50th Anniversary edition of this animation in support of it.

Bryon Ensminger
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Bryon Ensminger

You know who believes thus bullshit nut job collage kids that have been brainwashed not to think fir themselves and then told to think this by their socialist professors

banstan
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And, of course, Frosty The Snowman will be racist because he is too white and has eyes made out of coal.

Chris Saxon
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Produced by Hollywood elites.

Madison Summers
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Interesting that some chose the pick apart “Rudolph the red-nose reindeer,” a classic since 1964. It seems after reading into the creation of Rudolph that the creator, Robert May, “came up with the idea of a misfit reindeer ostracized because of his luminescent nose who used his physical abnormality to guide Santa’s sleigh and save Christmas” — that was his intention with the cartoon. To read more about why Rudolph was created: https://www.history.com/news/rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer-turns-75

Screwtape
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I’m not seeing the “homophobia” part of the criticisms. Can someone explain that one?

What? No comments on the EXTREME whiteness of Santa Claus, Sam the Snowman, or the Abominable Snowman? Shame on their inconsistency.

People like these Twatterers (Twits?) are a reason we can no longer have nice things.

Screwtape
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Speaking of Christmas tree critics and people who need lives….(wonder what they did before Twitter?)

“Deviation from the norm will be punished unless it is exploitable.” Rudolph could be a parable for the Left. q.v. Kanye West . Departure from the groupthink will be punished.

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