Army post’s event promo described ‘MAGA,’ All Lives Matter’ as ‘form of white supremacy’

Army post’s event promo described ‘MAGA,’ All Lives Matter’ as ‘form of white supremacy’
Somewhat dated photo of Redstone Arsenal HQ, Huntsville, AL. Wikipedia: U.S. Army

[Ed. – This was a handout at Redstone Arsenal (AL) promoting a “listening tour” event, which apparently included material copied from an activist website.  Seems they’re still tracking down how it happened.  But the sentiment hasn’t been adopted as Army policy.]

The US Army is investigating how a handout distributed on a base in Alabama initially included a description that the phrase “Make America Great Again” was a form of “covert white supremacy” and therefore racist — which it says was “sent out in error and immediately recalled.”

Earlier this week, a graphic was included in a handout disseminated at the US Army’s Redstone Arsenal that suggested that President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan was a form of “covert white supremacy.”

On July 6 at Redstone, officials distributed a handout to personnel that “included two unapproved pages that were sent out in error and immediately recalled,” Army spokeswoman Cynthia Smith said in a statement.

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