Newswire: Internet responds as expected to Disney movie about white “Sudanese Princess”

Gather ’round, children, and let us tell you a bedtime fairy tale. Disney is making a movie. A simple movie about simple dreams. It’s a dream many little kids can relate to: wanting to be a princess. In this movie, one devoted father decides to make his child’s dream come true. He ventures to a far-off region of the world, finds a plot of land, and stakes his claim, all in the name of making his daughter a real-life princess. Roll the heartwarming credits, possibly with a song by Melissa Etheridge. Movie magic.

Only, not so much. Late last year, we reported on the real-life Virginia farmer, Jeremiah Heaton, who thought it would be a great idea to go stick a flag in a remote part of Sudan and claim roughly 800 square miles of the country as his own sovereign nation, declaring himself king in the process …

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