Ted Cruz’s former college roommate turned Hollywood screenwriter just unleashed a woke extremist attack on fans of his own show

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The entertainment industry has become comically left-wing.

Conservatives have always existed in the business but many of them have to remain quiet about their politics.

And Ted Cruz’s former college roommate turned Hollywood screenwriter just unleashed a woke extremist attack on fans of his own show.

Hollywood screenwriter Craig Mazin has had a long and successful career in the business.

He broke into the business writing low-brow comedies but has recently transitioned to television dramas, like HBO’s Chernobyl and The Last of Us.

Before he was a screenwriter, Mazin was college roommates with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) at Princeton, and when Cruz became a national political figure, Mazin began dunking on him on Twitter, much to the delight of the media.

Mazin, a woke extremist who claims to have voted Republican in the past, recently caused a stir when he suggested critics of his show The Last of Us were somehow “homophobic.”

The show, an adaptation of a wildly popular video game franchise, prominently featured a gay relationship between two men in the third episode, and it was not well received by a big portion of viewers.

“Some people didn’t like Episode 3 because, you know, gay stuff,” Mazin explained. “And then they kind of retroactively try and come up with a [different and inoffensive] reason why. [But] one of the complaints I saw was, ‘Oh, it’s just a filler episode. It doesn’t advance the story.’ And I was like, ‘I think this episode advances the story more than any other episode we have’ — because it’s not plot, it’s character. It’s the letter Bill leaves behind to Joel that powers the rest of the show.”

So people can’t dislike the episode for the reasons they say.

It’s not as if this is the first time Hollywood has had a gay storyline in a television show or film – far from it.

For instance, HBO’s acclaimed shows The Sopranos and The Wire both handled storylines with gay characters without fans of the show being off-put.

“If you want to know how to create an unforgettable, dynamic, sympathetic, iconic gay character, watch ‘Dog Day Afternoon,’” Conservative film critic John Nolte explained. “Al Pacino’s Sonny Wortzik is so brilliantly constructed that after it’s revealed he’s a homosexual, he doesn’t become a joke. Instead, he becomes even more sympathetic because we understand his desperation and relate to his status as a misfit and outsider.”

Audiences will go along for the ride if there’s “gay stuff” so long as it’s done well, just like any other storyline.

Stay tuned to Conservative Underground News for any updates to this ongoing story.