Last Wednesday, “Star Trek” legend William Shatner went down hard after his horse started bucking wildly during a horse and buggy competition. First responders rushed to his side, only to find the actor who played “Captain Kirk” still alive and kicking.
In fact, 86-year-old got back on his buggy and continued to compete, winning the Mercer County Fair & Horse Show in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Even though he’s still recovering from his bumps and bruises, according to Inside Edition, it’s clear his typing fingers are working fine.
Proving that you certainly can teach an old dog new tricks, Shatner is an avid Twitter poster, connecting with his 2.5 million followers with numerous wisecracks a day.
But some of his social media fans are souring to his hilarious surliness after he called out the young generation of liberal activists, better known as “social justice warriors.” For many liberals, the SJWs are a protected group worthy of being equated with the civil rights movements of the 1960s.
He followed that up with this:
And he refused to back down:
Shatner certainly has a problem with the younger generation of liberals equating themselves with the social issues his “Captain Kirk” character promoted in the original “Star Trek” television series and movies.
And it went on and on from there. One of Shatner’s followers summed up the Twitter battle well:
Did you miss Shatner’s horse competition spill? Inside Edition covered it below:
What do you think of how Shatner spars with young liberals? Despite Hollywood pressures, former “Home Improvement” and “Last Man Standing” actor Tim Allen is standing up to liberals as well.