Saturday Morning Schadenfreude: Restaurant Throws Sarah Huckabee Sanders Out on Her Worthless Ass

 

Caricature of Sarah Huckabee Sanders scowling and pointing at the viewer.
Caricature of Sarah Huckabee Sanders by DonkeyHotey (CC)

Soon, we’re going to hear this as the latest evidence that white Xian conservatives are truly the most oppressed population in the United States: The manager of the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, told White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family to leave, allegedly because of her association with Trump.

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Anger and Pride Go Together: Christians, Wedding Cakes, and the Supreme Court

On this, the first Monday in Pride Month 2018, I woke up to find out that the Supreme Court had flipped the bird to queer communites by ruling in favor of the Christian bakery that refused a gay couple. I spent yesterday going back and forth from the bathroom while dealing with a massive upset stomach, and the Supremes’ decision makes that look like the highlight of my week.

What I really find upsetting is not the decision itself, but the way that people in my social media feeds are responding to it. A lot of the reactions amount to queers and progressives throwing up their hands and going, “Welp, we’re doomed. This is the beginning of Gilead.”

Things like this ruling shouldn’t be an excuse to surrender; they should be seen as a call to action, especially at the beginning of Pride Month. This is a month when we commemorate transgender women and sex workers throwing bricks at the cops, even if we sometimes forget that as we watch Budweiser floats with muscled cis-boys in their twenties roll by.

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Anger and Pride Go Together: Christians, Wedding Cakes, and the Supreme Court