WaPo Torched For Woke Apollo 11 Tweet


As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon The Washington Post decided to frame the “giant leap for mankind” as racist and sexist.

Leftists are running out of things to hate so now they are having to go back in time. Now show us the WaPo newsroom from the 1960s.

“The culture that put men on the moon was intense, fun, family-unfriendly, and mostly white and male.”

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In a tweet that has resulted in swift and furious blowback online, The Washington Post chose to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission by framing the “giant leap for mankind” as racist and sexist.

“The culture that put men on the moon was intense, fun, family-unfriendly, and mostly white and male,” The Washington Post declared in a tweet promoting an article published in June on “the hard-charging space program” featuring “breakthroughs,” “breakups” and a “breakneck” atmosphere.

“Back then, in the ’60s, rocket scientists were the badass dudes of innovation. Just the title was about the highest brainiac accolade that could be conferred. As in, he’s smart, but he’s no rocket scientist,” begins the piece written by Karen Heller. “As NASA worked relentlessly to fulfill John F. Kennedy’s goal of landing a man on the moon by decade’s end, it turned to the nation’s engineers. Many of them were fresh out of school, running the gamut from mechanical to electrical engineers, because that’s mostly what was taught in universities, and almost exclusively to white men.” More

Here’s just some of the blowback:

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