Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Obamas' Netflix Deal Generates Conservative Boycott

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Obamas' Netflix Deal Generates Conservative Boycott

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Now showing on a social media screen near you, a conservative backlash against Netflix over the production deal with the Obamas that it announced last week.

#BoycottNetflix is trending because conservatives hate the Silicon Valley company's tie-up with the former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama.

On Monday, Netflix announced a multiyear "storytelling partnership" that will include films and series produced by Higher Ground Productions, a company created by the Obamas to produce content for the video-streaming giant.

"I will be #boycottnetflix due to there [sic] liberal agenda and now signing deal with @POTUS44 @BarackObama," tweeted someone with the handle @kyle-marshall.

Others declared that they will now binge on the Bible instead of binge-watching Netflix and supporting the "deep state. …

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