President Obama and US Embassies ignore Armed Forces Day, but honored 'International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia' yesterday

Thomas Lifson
The Obama administration’s priorities were on display yesterday.  Weasel Zippers noticed that that President Obama and a number of United States embassies commemorated ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’ while ignoring Armed Forces Day on Twitter. Among the tweets the site found were:

 

While raising the #PRIDE flag at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid on IDAHO Day, Michael and I join… http://t.co/prNYyFtNCJ

— James Costos (@JamesCostos) May 17, 2014

 

 

Interestingly enough, the embassy in Saudi Arabia seems to have ignored the IDAHOT, as apparently have all embassies in Islamic countries. I guess that’s called being diplomatic.

Hat tip: Ed Lasky

The Obama administration’s priorities were on display yesterday.  Weasel Zippers noticed that that President Obama and a number of United States embassies commemorated ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’ while ignoring Armed Forces Day on Twitter. Among the tweets the site found were:

 

 

 

Interestingly enough, the embassy in Saudi Arabia seems to have ignored the IDAHOT, as apparently have all embassies in Islamic countries. I guess that’s called being diplomatic.

Hat tip: Ed Lasky