The general public Twitter battle over internet neutrality has gotten ridiculous, now with Donald Trump, Jr. becoming a member of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in denouncing legendary Megastar Wars actor Mark Hamill, who in flip slammed Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the latest repeal of web neutrality.
The saga all started ultimate week on the eve of the momentous vote, when Pai seemed in a video posted on The Every single day Caller, a conservative information site.
As portion of the cutesy video, Pai informed Cyber web customers that they may well still “continue to be part of their fashionable fandom” and quickly wielded a lightsaber.
That tweet drew the ire of Hamill, who famously portrays Luke Skywalker. In a Saturday tweet, Hamill informed Pai that he turned into “profoundly unworthy” to retain a lightsaber.
Lovable video Ajit “Are usually not I Necessary?” Pai -but you’re profoundly unworthy 2 wield a lightsaber-A Jedi acts selflessly for the established man-NOT lie 2 enrich large organisations. Btw-did you pay John Williams his royalty? @AjitPaiFCCorpShill #AJediYouAreNOT p.c.twitter.com/SpIcOEySUY
— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) December 16, 2017
Then, Sen. Cruz made up our minds to step in on Sunday for some rationale, bizarrely comparing massive tech businesses (Google, Netflix) to the “Dark Facet.”
[email protected] Luke, I know Hollywood can be difficult, nonetheless it turned into Vader who supported govt potential over all the pieces observed & performed on the Internet. This is why significant corps (Google, Facebook, Netflix) supported the FCC strength snatch of web neutrality. Reject the dark facet: Free the internet! https://t.co/nARkMvIEYk
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 17, 2017
Cruz’s wisdom of the Superstar Wars universe looks to be constrained, to say the least.
And eventually, on Sunday, the president’s eldest son weighed in, pronouncing that a Jedi was “no healthy for information.”
Ted Cruz kills Luke Skywalker lower back… Jedi it seems that no suit for data. https://t.co/p1hiAR1hLC
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) December 18, 2017
Pai himself has not tweeted in three days.
The 2 FCC participants who voted against the internet neutrality repeal, Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel, did not today respond to Ars’ request for touch upon Twitter.