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Not too long after
made a fool out himself when it appeared that
he wasn’t sure
was alive or dead, his number two took the ridiculousness to the next level.
To honor the second day of Black History Month,
Vice President Pence took to Twitter to give props not to anyone who is actually African-American, but to President Lincoln for freeing the slaves.
Yeah he tried it.
First off, Black History Month isn’t about honoring white saviors nor did our history begin with slavery or its abolition. Thankfully, Twitter snatched Pence’s edges clean off to remind him what these 28 days actually represent:
Soon after, folks brought the jokes with the trending hashtag
This is only week two folks. What insanity and racial insensitivity will week three bring?
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