It seems Obama really doesn’t think much of those who serve in our military. Saturday, May 17, is Armed Forces Day — a day created by Harry Truman in 1949 to celebrate all the branches of the military.
Obama, however, failed to mention Armed Forces Day on Twitter, Weasel Zippers noted. Instead, he chose to mark “International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia,” even using the #IDAHOT hashtag. He also marked the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court Brown vs. Board of Education ruling.
"No one should face violence or discrimination—no matter who they are or whom they love." —President Obama #IDAHOT
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 17, 2014
Some embassies also marked the day by flying the gay pride flag:
— James Costos (@JamesCostos) May 17, 2014
— US Embassy The Hague (@usembthehague) May 17, 2014
— U.S. Embassy Prague (@USEmbassyPrague) May 16, 2014
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Sen. Ted Cruz. R-Texas, however, did notice it was Armed Forces Day:
— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) May 17, 2014
Says a lot about this administration.