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Hilarious and Spot-On Handmaid's Tale Parody Skewers Men's Rights Groups 

Hilarious and Spot-On Handmaid's Tale Parody Skewers Men's Rights Groups 

The Handmen's Tale

Meet Manfred, one of "handmen" stripped of the right to treate women like objects. 

Because there are some men who feel they're never fully represented every minute of the day, like when the female-led Ghostbusters was released last summer or when it was announced that a theater in Austin would host a women-only screening of Wonder Woman, the satirists at Funny or Die have given those fellas a men's rights version of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale.

The video, simply titled "The Finally Made a Handmaid's Tale for Men," features the poor, beleaguered lead character Manfred, one of the "handmen" under the rule of women who merely want to be treated with respect. Hr bemoans his lot in life, saying, "I mean, we can still get wasted and eat tacos, but call feminism an ugly girl thing and it's jail for you."

The parody of the series based on Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel in which women are valued solely for the viability of their reproductive organs, are the property of their male commanders, and are raped monthly in a ceremony under the auspices of saving the population, highlights just how absurd the complaints of so many men's rights activists are when they do things like cry discrimination for being excluded from a Wonder Woman screening yet suffer none of the daily indignities that women endure.

Mimicking the opening of the series in which Elisabeth Moss plays Offred (Of+Fred, meaning she belongs to her commander) the parody begins in voice-over:

"When they didn't date us because of feminism, we didn't wake up. They ruined Ghostbusters, and we didn't wake up then either. And when they were being shrill bitches 24/7, we didn't wake up. And now we are handmen. The feminazis own us ... like more or less. My name is Manfred."

While the handmaids in the series are beaten, tased, and sexually assaulted on the regular, Manfred cries, "I just want to be able to say anything I want about women's tits."

Watch Manfred whine about having to treat women as people below.

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