Singapore markets open in 8 hours 26 minutes
  • Straits Times Index

    3,192.17
    -17.55 (-0.55%)
     
  • S&P 500

    4,132.71
    -30.55 (-0.73%)
     
  • Dow

    33,841.16
    -236.47 (-0.69%)
     
  • Nasdaq

    13,770.22
    -144.54 (-1.04%)
     
  • BTC-USD

    55,378.14
    +222.62 (+0.40%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,254.76
    +20.34 (+1.65%)
     
  • FTSE 100

    6,859.87
    -140.21 (-2.00%)
     
  • Gold

    1,780.30
    +9.70 (+0.55%)
     
  • Crude Oil

    62.50
    -0.88 (-1.39%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    1.5680
    -0.0330 (-2.06%)
     
  • Nikkei

    29,100.38
    -584.99 (-1.97%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    29,135.73
    +29.58 (+0.10%)
     
  • FTSE Bursa Malaysia

    1,607.57
    +7.28 (+0.45%)
     
  • Jakarta Composite Index

    6,038.32
    -14.22 (-0.23%)
     
  • PSE Index

    6,500.42
    +40.66 (+0.63%)
     

Hillary Clinton Hits Republicans Whining About ‘Cancel Culture’ With A Blast From The Past

Lee Moran
·Reporter, HuffPost
·1-min read

Hillary Clinton reminded Republicans concerned about so-called cancel culture of what they once canceled themselves.

On Twitter, the former secretary of state recalled how Republicans in 2003 renamed French fries in the House cafeterias as “Freedom Fries” to protest French opposition to the war in Iraq.

“The party of ‘Freedom Fries’ would like you to know that ‘cancel culture’ is a very serious problem,” Clinton, who as a senator voted in favor of the Iraq war, wrote Thursday.

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.

GOP concern over what the right wing has branded cancel culture has ramped up in recent weeks, with conservative lawmakers and TV personalities lately expressing faux outrage about Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to stop the publication of six books containing racist imagery. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tried to blame the company’s decision on President Joe Biden.

The theme of the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, last weekend was “America Uncanceled.”

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes summed up the mood with this montage on Wednesday:

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.

Related...

Ted Cruz’s Dr. Seuss Tweet Has People Scratching Their Heads

Ron Johnson Argues Against COVID-19 Relief Bill In The Weirdest Way, Becomes A Meme

Brian Kemp Says He'd 'Absolutely' Back Trump — Who Called Him A ‘Nut Job’ — In 2024

Also on HuffPost

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.