As we’ve told you this week, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon has brought with it some piping hot takes, and two of them came to us courtesy of the New York Times:
America may have put the first man on the moon, but the Soviet Union sent the first woman, the first Asian man, and the first black man into orbit — all years before the U.S. would follow suit https://t.co/DrTZYxvbD7
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 18, 2019
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
The progressive magazine The Nation wasn’t about to be out-progressived by anything in the New York Times, and here’s their “hold our beer” moment:
How Armstrong's “giant leap for mankind” helped perpetuate inequality—on Earth and beyond. https://t.co/GnNBfrQTBm
— The Nation (@thenation) July 20, 2019
There is absolutely no historic American achievement that the lefty media won’t dump on.
Liberals in 2020: How did Trump get re-elected? https://t.co/G0KA3GoPpo
— NoOneOfConsequence (@StarDogCh4mpion) July 20, 2019
It’s a mystery!
This looks like a desperate race against the New York Times.
A race to the bottom.
— Schadenfreudelish (@aggierican) July 20, 2019
On the plus side, they have virtually no engagement. Blue check news site with over a million followers and they get 33 likes and 11 RTs? LOL.
— Walkin' Pam D (@lifebythecreek) July 20, 2019
The coordinated effort to diminish this phenomenal historical event and tarnish the efforts & reputations of people involved is really such a disgrace. https://t.co/blkGEEXo0Z
— J.R. Holmsted (@JHolmsted) July 20, 2019
The ratio is good but it needs volume. https://t.co/GFkjP70rG8
— Kris Kinder (@kris_kinder) July 20, 2019
Oh FFS just stop! https://t.co/IuRA6uaHfq
— Rick Robinson (@RowdyRick73) July 20, 2019
You have lost your minds. I strongly suggest you get medical help. 🤦🏻♀️ https://t.co/auS6o5nEXE
— Jodi (@APLMom) July 20, 2019
When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailhttps://t.co/sAIkcEFkgP
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) July 20, 2019
So it’s re-confirmed:
We live in incredibly stupid times. https://t.co/iLLB8IYnHk
— Ken Gardner (@KenGardner11) July 20, 2019
And tomorrow’s another day.