Further evidence that we are living in a time of National Hysteria and immense stupidity:
The American Civil Liberties Union backpedaled Wednesday on tweeting a photo of a white baby holding a U.S. flag after users called it racist.
The seemingly harmless photo showed a blond-haired toddler in a “Free Speech – ACLU” onesie holding a U.S. flag and what appears to be a colorful toy dog. The tweet read, “This is the future that ACLU members want.”
But users quickly accused the ACLU of promoting white supremacy — a point the organization apparently agreed with.
“When your Twitter followers keep you in check and remind you that white supremacy is everywhere,” the ACLU responded, including a .gif of Kermit the Frog saying, “That’s a very good point.” Continue Reading