Tweet of the Day: #BlackBrunchMatters, hold the bacon

We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight in the streets, we shall fight at the brunch table. In case you hadn’t heard, yesterday NAPARP (the National Amalgamation of Protesters Against Racist Police) took its act indoors, to restaurants in New York City and Oakland to disrupt … brunch?

I kid you not. The demonstration was organized on Twitter under the hashtag (corned beef hashtag?) #BlackBrunchNYC. Their message was not only that black lives matter but that white lives don’t:

Needless to say, some tweeters had a field day:

Some of the tweets were tinged with irony:

The presumption that racism was a factor in the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and other black males whose names have become NAPARP rallying cries has never been borne out by evidence. The whole protest movement has been based on a fiction from the start. How surprising should it be that it has now become a parody of itself?

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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