U.S. Vice President Mike Pence announced on Friday that after a yearlong process and research involving space professionals and member so the general public, the Space Force has decided to refer to their uniformed members as Guardians. They point to a long history of the name in space operations dating back to the 1983 motto of Air Force Space Command, “Guardians of the High Frontier.”
Now we’ll have Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Guardians.
In response to the announcement, controversial director James Gunn, who directed Guardians of the Galaxy, said on Twitter: “Can we sue this dork?”
Can we sue this dork? https://t.co/9skZ8aG446
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) December 19, 2020
Mantis actress Pom Klementieff responded saying, “Maybe I can make them all sleep?” To which Gunn replied, “Maybe for like a year or something please. Thx.”
Lots of classy responses from Mr. Gunn’s cast members.
Excuse Mr @VP .. you should read this. It’s very flattering towards @realDonaldTrump Trump and it really nails those pro-choicers. 😊… SYKE! You sorry sycophant traitorous piece of shit! Fuck you for misleading so many Americans who looked to you for help and reassurance!! https://t.co/ZInfn0scdb
— Vice President Drax (@DaveBautista) December 18, 2020
While it’s unclear if Disney/Marvel would be interested in suing the government, fans of Star Trek have been urging Paramount to sue after the initial Space Force logo was revealed to be extremely similar to that of the Star Fleet emblem.
Cry more, libs.