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Conservative snowflakes are freaking out over the cancelation of that Tim Allen sit-com

It turns out Debbie Odom Massey isn’t the only person freaking out over ABC’s decision to cancel the Tim Allen sit-com “Last Man Standing” after six years.

All across America, conservative TV fanatics are having a collective meltdown over what they perceive as an attack on their values and religion.

A petition demanding ABC renew the sit-com has garnered nearly 240,000 online signatures.

“Last Man Standing is one of the only shows on broadcast television, and the only sitcom, that is not constantly shoving liberal ideals down the throats of the viewers,” the petition reads.

Related: ABC canceled her favorite Tim Allen show, so she went on a homophobic Facebook rant. Makes sense.

Meanwhile, a Twitter page called @BringBackLMS is currently taking a poll on what network should sweep in and pick up the show now that ABC has hung it out to dry.

Turning Point USA, a conservative student-run political group, began circulating this meme:

And even Tim Allen himself  weighed in on the controversy, tweeting:

Related: Lady who went on antigay tirade over Tim Allen show gets fired from her job, goes into hiding

In response to the backlash, Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment, released a statement saying politics had nothing to do with her decision to pull the plug on the show, telling media:

“I canceled Last Man Standing for the same business and scheduling reasons that I canceled The Real O’Neals, Dr. Ken, The Catch and American Crime. Last Man Standing was a challenging one for me because it was a steady performer in the ratings, but once we made the decision not to continue with comedies on Friday, that was where we landed.”

Still, this didn’t stop people from tweeting their outrage, calling for a boycott of ABC, and, of course, demanding Ms. Dungey be fired from her job.

Check out what they’ve been saying…

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  • Juanjo

    So all that self reliant, suck it up attitude just melted away like a precious, unique snowflake.

  • Xzamilloh

    I give Twitter credit in regards to always evening the playing field and unearthing the #RWNJ (Right Wing Nut Jobs) that are just as intolerant and go after people that don’t agree with them as the regressive left. You think half of those people were even watching Last Man Standing? It got like a million views on a Friday night. Please

  • MaxV61

    Yeah, because a drug dealer with a DUI in his background is such a conservative standard-bearer. Tim Dick (his real name) is only bitching because he’s a #45 supporter and thinks this is a way to drum up support for his lousy show. I bet his fans wouldn’t be so proud to stand up for him if they knew he was caught at the Kalamazoo Airport with almost a pound and a half of cocaine, then ratted out his drug-dealer buds for less time to be served. As for his DUI, he served no jail time.
    No respect for him from this end.

    • DuMaurier

      I never heard about the cocaine and other stuff. Was this recent?

    • Keebler ILF

      TO DuMaurier: Just google Tim Allen mugshot.

      I just recently started noticing this show (after hours in syndication). I had no idea it was on for 6 years.

      It’s kinda disappointing finding out which celebrities are Trump supporters. Burt Reynolds said he voted for Trump, too.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    It’s merely an opportunity for the haters to go all phossy-jawed on us. Summer’s coming; their sprouts need something to occupy their time, scapegoating. Who needs water-wiggle or slip ‘n’ slides when there are goats to scape? The LGBT was let loose in the wilderness on Yom Kippur after the high priest symbolically laid the sins of the people on its head…Yeah! Tim Allen! We need him! ‘merica needs him—lower lip involuntarily, parasympathetically twitches through frustration, fear, and excessive anger towards…the other. Give me that petition. God bless you!

  • Gilliflower

    Wow, hey if libs kick up this much fuss, think they’ll relent and restart Firefly?

  • jheryn

    Seriously? They believe it was cancelled because it was conservative? Eye roll.

    They have cancelled a lot more series this year that featured gay/lesbian/bisexual characters and liberal themed shows than anything else.

    So we can no longer cancel shows because it will offend someone? i.e.

    Amazing Race = Will piss off travelers.
    Supergirl/Arrow/Flash = Will piss off comic book readers.
    NCIS = Will piss off federal agents
    Survivor = Will piss off people stranded on an island.
    Mom = Will piss of mothers.
    Game of Thrones = Will piss off everyone.
    etc., ect., etc.

    Getting offended is becoming a national pastime.

    • calabrazy99

      You’re an idiot

  • Transiteer

    Conservatives are hate-filled, angry, disgusting people who don’t mind trodding all over others but don’t think about doing it to them. So much for ‘do unto others….”. Religion is used as a shield or defence to justify their ignorance, hate towards others, or violence. Their religion has made them guilty of the sin of arrogance/feeling of superiority over others/vanity. They use it, they don’t believe it or follow it. Religion (any) is man made fiction in order to instruct people how to live, what to believe and who to follow (the management of the religion): it’s all about crowd control thru the use of holy fiction. The air-heads who call themselves conservative do not acknowledge facts or science in their empty headed belief in their holy book (of fiction). They proactively work to harm and hurt others, but are amazingly thin skinned in perceiving any slight, no matter how minor or even not true, from others. They cannot play well with others which are why they hang onto the fiction of their holy fiction to make themselves feel better – some dead fictional characters to get along with.

    • Doug

      Great comment. Really disgusted with hearing conservatives whining about how they should be able to take rights away from others so they stay the main focus and then calling others “snowflakes” if they don’t agree. Then a little situation happens like this and they riot and call themselves victims. Other articles about this show being cancelled I’ve read today have quoted disgruntled conservatives naming every gay show ABS airs and pointing out that they are still being broadcast. These people are their own worst enemies and they deserve what they get.

    • calabrazy99

      Look up the word conservative

    • 1EqualityUSA

      holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion.
      synonyms: traditionalist, traditional, conventional, orthodox, old-fashioned, dyed-in-the-wool, hidebound, unadventurous, set in one’s ways; moderate, middle-of-the-road, buttoned-down; informalstick-in-the-mud
      “our more conservative neighbors may object to the modern architecture being proposed”
      noun: conservative; plural noun: conservatives
      a person who is averse to change and holds to traditional values and attitudes, typically in relation to politics.
      synonyms: right-winger, reactionary, rightist, diehard; Republican; Tory
      “liberals and conservatives have found common ground”
      They forgot:
      No common sense, no forethought, climate deniers, de-regulators, dabbling with mixing religion with politics, slaves to fossil fuels industry, science deniers, cutters of education (to ensure a future voting bloc…)oh I’m too tired to go on and had a beautiful dinner at friends’ house. Somebody else take this one down. The Republicans are unAmerican, self-centered creeps. When they did their best to make Obama fail, I realized how dark this party was.

  • He BGB

    Sad how divided the country is between liberals and conservatives aND #45 is doing nothing and has said nothing about trying to unify everyone. Now conservatives worried about the cancellation of a tv show aND most gays are probably relieved the real Oneals was cancelled *I know I am. It’s like everyone woke up, learned the definitions of conservatives and liberals and all hell broke loose. BTW, that ABC doesn’t want comedies on Friday nights anymore IS a strange reason if it’s successful. Couldn’t they just move it?

    • batesmotel

      Very true, but it’s really the extreme liberals and the extreme conservatives that are the problem. Everyone in between could careless.

    • greybat

      The Divisons are to distract Conservatives from the fact that they are losing their Health Insurance, too.

    • Doug

      Trump won the Presidency by creating an increasingly-widening division between Republican and Democrat voters, and he’s continuing to do it with his cries of “fake news,” rallies and playing the victim to “liberal media.” It’s called splitting, and it’s the hallmark form of manipulation used by borderline personality disorders. Conservatives and democrats have never seen eye to eye, but his campaign was designed to get him into office by exaggerating their differences and causing hatred among both parties. Guess what? It worked then, and it’s still working now.

  • Dakotahgeo

    The RWNJ conservatives are a “show” in and of themselves. Too bad we can’t watch and view between 330 AM-4 AM in the morning! They need canceling!

  • radiooutmike

    Assuming Lori Henri’s tweet about 62+ million Americans boycotting advertisers? So, is she saying ALL of 62 million of Trump voters watch Tim Allen’s show?

  • jjose712

    American crime was a great show but people are protesting for the crappy comedy

  • Mo Bro

    A Twitter page and a petition equals “melting snowflakes”?
    So let me make sure I’ve got this right:
    The arson committed at Berkeley by the “tolerant” left was nothing more than “protest,” but conservatives taking to social media are “melting snowflakes.”
    Got it.

    • Bromancer7

      It’s all in the context. People complain on Twitter and create petitions for lots of cancelled shows. But it’s because they love the show and don’t want to see it end. But this is different. These snowflakes are taking the cancellation as an effrontery to their “conservative values” and are losing their grip, convinced it’s some kind of liberal conspiracy. It really takes a special kind of stupid to take the cancellation of an inane sitcom to that level.

    • Mo Bro

      Can’t say I disagree with you on that one.

    • DCguy

      So Mo BRO and BROmancer are having a conversation with each other in full agreement.

      Wow, you’re not even TRYING to hide the fake additional screenames anymore are you?

  • OzJosh

    ABC was so intolerant, they left the show on air for SIX seasons!
    No wonder Conservative has come to be a synonym for Stupid.

  • Captain Obvious

    It’s hard to be white in America?

    • 1EqualityUSA

      I love this comment.

  • DCguy

    The show had lost half it’s viewers after Tim Allen said he was treated like Jews in Nazi Germany for being a Republican.

    No WONDER the right wing trolls love the show, it’s right wing AND has an anti-Semitic host to boot. That’s right in the Trump Trolls area.

  • Bellerophon69

    So the lady who went on an anti-gay tirade on Twitter wasn’t being a snowflake? And yes, it’s all about context; Trump being elected and people committing stupidity in a blind rage because they knew a shitstorm of stupidity was coming to ALL of America is a large order of magnitude (in both the election and the reaction) bigger than the consequences to (usual network share) one million conservative viewers who found their little specialty show cancelled. Equating it with the oppression of Conservative Values (a humorous notion to begin with, given conservative oppression of EVERYTHING not Conservative) is a big stretch, not to mention VERY ironic. Life for the majority IS so hard!

  • sydboy007

    Wasn’t there a YouTube video last year from some activists crying over how their favorite gay characters were killed off or written off from various shows and how they were in mourning over it.

    Horseshoe theory seems to be petty accurate

  • linniejr

    I’ll say this, I’m glad that these two shows are being cancelled. I never liked them anyway not just because of their conservative views, but at times the jokes have been sexist, racist and just down right stupid. I’ve never liked any show Tim Allen was in. He went to Trump’s inauguration, he had that right, but we the t.v. consumer also have our rights.

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