Everything is offensive, everything is racist, everyone is Hitler, everyone is a white supremacist. Even you. Yes you. That’s right. Your whole life you’ve been making this one gesture, thinking it’s OK – both literally and metaphorically – whereas in reality you’ve been a bigot, no better than a Klansman or a skinhead.
Yes, this gesture, OK?
Two conservative journalists have sparked outcry on social media by making what some have interpreted as a white supremacist hand symbol at a recent visit to the White House.
Freelance journalist Mike Cernovich and Cassandra Fairbanks, a reporter for Russian news outlet Sputnik, posed for a picture behind the podium in the White House briefing room. In the photo, they are making a hand sign that can be used to signify “white power.”
“White power”. Because…
Except that it’s not. Certainly not according to the Anti-Defamation League, which catalogues an entirely different gesture.
4Chan, on the other hand…
Well done 4Chan, well done social media, well done media.