Liberals can always find something to be offended by.
On Wednesday black country singer and former front man for “Hootie and The Blowfish”, Darius Rucker, performed a great rendition of the holiday classic “White Christmas” at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
The ceremony itself was under heavy police protection amid threats to “shut it down” by protesters angry about the grand jury decision to not indict a white officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man. The hashtag #NoJusticeNoTree trended all night until the efforts of the rabble-rousers were thwarted by the NYPD.
Surrounded by so much racial tension Twitter lit up over the performance.
more than awkward to see Darius Rucker singing “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” in NYC tonight. #ICantBreathe
— ForUS50 (@FORUS50) December 4, 2014
No offense to Darius Rucker, but seeing him perform White Christmas with protesters blocks away makes me sad.
— Brownsvillain (@Brownsvillain) December 4, 2014
Darius Rucker On TV singing “Im dreaming of a White Christmas” In NY Like He Free In America. We tired of These ‘White” Christmases
— BraekHaven (@HicklenJeremiah) December 4, 2014
Oh come ON…Darius Rucker singing #WhiteChristmas…anyone? Just me?
— Lay-on-knee (@aenilay) December 4, 2014
Darius Rucker is singing “White Christmas” on my television. Sooo many layers of wrong. #hootie
— Guy Bannister (@guybannister) December 4, 2014
— Sue Kerr (@PghLesbian24) December 4, 2014
Darius Rucker singing White Christmas in Rockefeller Center. One block over, streets shut down for Eric Garner. Utterly surreal.
— Rich Villar (@elprofe316) December 4, 2014
Darius Rucker was on NBC singing “White Christmas”. Are we being trolled? #StopFknWithUsHootie
— Ray Mousavi (@rdmousavi) December 4, 2014
— Nicole Alexis (@NiikkiOutlaw) December 4, 2014
So Hootie (Darius Rucker) sang dreaming of a “White Christmas” live on TV from NYC while people of all colors marched in the streets. SMH
— Patty Mitchell (@pattym) December 4, 2014
Others were not so cynical.
Sooooo…black people can’t sing about wanting snow at Christmas because Snow is white?? Snow is so racists. http://t.co/ad5fVXpROq
— Laura Epps (@lpepps) December 4, 2014
@dariusrucker you sang white christmas beautifully sweetheart! I took a double take when I heard you! Dang! Good job!
— Molly Walker (@meandmyhackers1) December 4, 2014
love @dariusrucker singing White Christmas… can listen to his voice forever 🙂
— BobbiStorm (@BobbiStorm) December 4, 2014
— Kibramoa (@Kibramoa) December 4, 2014
— Samantha Lynn (@sammyycakez) December 4, 2014
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