Yesterday we shared with you a piping hot take that was published in the Washington Post as the anniversary of the first manned moon landing fast approaches:
‘Take down the flag’! WaPo reveals that the Apollo 11 landing was actually pretty ‘racist and sexist’ https://t.co/Nqx4soRN7q
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) July 16, 2019
If that wasn’t stupid enough, the New York Times looked at the WaPo, said “hold our beer,” and then ran with this:
The Apollo program was designed by men, for men. If we do not acknowledge the gender bias of the early space program, it becomes difficult to move past it. https://t.co/Mt7rVLgAaf
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 17, 2019
They’re trying WAY too hard, aren’t they?
The most spectacular technological achievement in human history is canceledhttps://t.co/daWIWVxG58
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) July 17, 2019
So we're really going to do this stupid s*** https://t.co/EgxkgsW6pa
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) July 17, 2019
Why yes — yes they are!
This is the dumbest thing I've read all week and I work in Congress. https://t.co/6RWT7rlHRB
— Natalie Johnson (@nataliejohnsonn) July 17, 2019
This right here is why we can’t have nice things.
— Brittany Hughes (@RealBrittHughes) July 17, 2019
People writing articles like this are literally going out of their way to find things to get offended by. Give it a rest already.
— Christian (@AllRise90) July 17, 2019
It’s better than them focusing on Chris Pratt’s shirt, but just barely.
NASA and the Apollo crews clearly owe us all an apology https://t.co/u0nK2znLIG
— John Noonan (@noonanjo) July 17, 2019
MAN LANDS ON MOON
Women Hardest Hit https://t.co/yJzL26GX5V
— [shrug emoji] (@jtLOL) July 17, 2019
Margaret Hamilton, lead software engineer for Apollo, would like a word with you. https://t.co/LB7Q6QmuqY
— Eric Spencer (@JustEric) July 17, 2019
You do realize women have been in space for four decades now, right?
— JWF (@JammieWF) July 17, 2019
Thank god for the NYT and their stupid article, otherwise your daughter would be consigned to a future of making sandwiches.
— Angus T. Kirk (@angusparvo) July 17, 2019
The New York Times was founded by men and run by men for years. What the hell am I supposed to take from this? https://t.co/MWz5T7PDOM
— Brandon Morse (@TheBrandonMorse) July 17, 2019
Maybe the Times should relocate their office to the moon.