Points of Articulation
Mattel is Not Losing the MOTU License in 2023
In a recent review, we brought up the big surge in MotU product has been putting out lately, which prompted someone to say it's because they company is losing the license in 2023. It's possible that was the first time you ever heard this, if you're lucky; the rumor has been circulating since 2017, and we've very pointedly never mentioned it here: as we've seen with Qanon, Pizzagate, anti-vax hysteria... any Conservative "thinking" point, really... attempting to discredit a rumor really only serves to spread it to new audiences. So rather than help propagate it, we just deplatformed the idea instead.
But, as 2023 grows closer, fans are talking about it more, making it hard to ignore. So if they're going to bring it up, we're finally going to have to shoot it down...