USA 2020 Elections: Thread

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Wed Jun 1 18:03:26 PDT 2022


US Marines Mocked Over Pride Month Pageantry

With pride month upon us, it's not uncommon to see companies signaling
virtue with rainbow everything in order to let the world know they
support the LGBTQ∞ community, lest they be considered un-woke.
    β€” Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 31, 2022

Now, the US Marine Corps has joined the fray, tweeting a photo of a
marine helmet with bullets painted in rainbow colors on the strap.

    Throughout June, the USMC takes #Pride in recognizing and honoring
the contributions of our LGBTQ service members. We remain committed to
fostering an environment free from discrimination, and defend the
values of treating all equally, with dignity and respect.#PrideMonth
    β€” U.S. Marines (@USMC) June 1, 2022

Many took offense at the meme - suggesting the Marines are being divisive.

"Seriously? How does fixating on differences foster cohesion and
unity?" tweeted Florida Governor Ron Desantis' press secretary
Christina Pushaw.

    Seriously? How does fixating on differences foster cohesion and unity?
    β€” Christina Pushaw 🐊 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ (@ChristinaPushaw) June 1, 2022

Others pointed out that the marines 'did the meme':

    Y'all saw this meme and thought "good idea!"
    β€” Thomas the Dank Engine (@ComradeJumico) June 1, 2022

Others followed suit with similar criticism:

    China is laughing at us.
    β€” Libs of TikTok (@libsoftiktok) June 1, 2022
    β€” The Right To Bear Memes (@grandoldmemes) June 1, 2022

    Do we only shoot gay bullets now?
    β€” Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) June 1, 2022

    Fuck out of here with this. We don't take political sides, and we
don't engage in social commentary. We kill the enemy... period.
    β€” Jason Buttrill (@JasonButtrill) June 1, 2022

    This is not a good look Shane. It makes us look weak . Ridiculous.
    β€” Code of Vets β„’ (@codeofvets) June 1, 2022

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