The Hypocrisy of America’s Hatred in 7 Tweets

By Kenrya Rankin Jun 13, 2016

In the hours following the mass murder of 49 people at an Orlando gay club’s Latinx night, many public officials took to social media to make statements. Some Twitter users seized the opportunity to point out what they view as the hypocrisy of lawmakers who pass legislation that makes it legal to discriminate against queer, trans and Latinx people but express their condolences when those very people are murdered. Here are some of the most insightful tweets: