President Obama and US Embassies ignore Armed Forces Day, but honored 'International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia' yesterday
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:
"No one should face violence or discrimination—no matter who they are or whom they love." —President Obama #IDAHOT— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 17, 2014
— James Costos (@JamesCostos) May 17, 2014
— US Embassy The Hague (@usembthehague) May 16, 2014
— Anthony Webb (@w5anth) May 18, 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