• The Lone Ranger Would’ve Been Convicted of Genocide if He Was Alive Today

    “Hi-Ho, Silver, blast away!”

    The noble white horse. The characteristic silver bullets. The racist trope of a sidekick. Most of us remember The Lone Ranger as a rule-stretching, right-from-wrong-having, justice-always-prevails Texas cowboy with a badge.

    But if he was based on reality, he probably would’ve been more famous for his bloodlust, torturous ways, and genocide.

    The Lone Ranger Origin Story

    Back in 1932, the Great Depression was at its lowest point. Prohibition was ruining people’s fun throughout the country.

    People were sad, mad, and definitely not glad.…