The great thing about a hot dog is that, healthy or not, it’s a hot dog.
But our liberal friends at the Washington Post think they have a better alternative: carrot dogs.
You read that right, this “plant-based” alternative is being pitched on Memorial Day weekend as “perfect for a cookout.”
“The most unexpected (and welcome) guest at your next cookout: Carrot dogs,” the paper’s Twitter account read.
The most unexpected (and welcome) guest at your next cookout: Carrot dogs https://t.co/PQryRev9gs
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 25, 2018
“Serve these carrot dogs nestled in buns with the toppings such as vegetarian chili, cheddar, chopped onion, sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles/relish, ketchup and spicy mustard,” the article informs readers.
But “nestled” in a hot dog bun doesn’t make it a hot dog, and social media users were only too happy to inform the newspaper of this reality.
…while mocking them unmercifully.
Enjoy some pre-Memorial Day fun as The Post is skewered and grilled for daring to step all over an American tradition.
Hell, even race-baiting liberal ESPN personality Jemele Hill got in on the ridicule.
Hill wrote: “Memo to the white woman in Oakland who called the police on black people BBQ’ing: This is who you call the police on. You show up with some carrot dogs to my cookout and I’m reporting you to Homeland Security.”
Memo to the white woman in Oakland who called the police on black people BBQ’ing: This is who you call the police on.
You show up with some carrot dogs to my cookout and I’m reporting you to Homeland Security. https://t.co/4SR6g5PfeV
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) May 25, 2018
As Daily Signal editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro tweeted, “You don’t make friends with salad.”
You don't make friends with salad https://t.co/Sul2Lv7mTe
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) May 25, 2018
Here’s a sampling of other responses from Twitter:
THIS IS WHY TRUMP WON, AMERICA!
READ IT AND (LITERALLY) WEEP. https://t.co/Qr0uUuvpYa
— Pradheep J. Shanker, M.D., M.S. (@Neoavatara) May 25, 2018
— IrritatedWoman™ (@irritatedwoman) May 25, 2018
Democracy Dies In Darknesshttps://t.co/PuAO9gvUCe
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) May 25, 2018
Stop trying to ruin everything. https://t.co/SmKvmaCma8
— Torrey M. Spears ?? (@torreymspears) May 25, 2018
WHAT THE FUCK https://t.co/lmoOncsz1w
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) May 25, 2018
— Looney Tunes (@WBLooneyTunes) May 25, 2018
We fighting on sight I see some carrot dogs https://t.co/nJUn1cuV0l
— Keep that same energy (@Reamo36) May 25, 2018
would you like a fake hot dog with your fake news?
— Dr Pepper Addict (@jer2911tx) May 25, 2018
Real shit, you bring Carrot Dogs to my cookout this summer, I’m swinging on you!! https://t.co/XNedSK6SYy
— Follow My IG @Down_Set_Eat (@Close2myDreams) May 25, 2018
This is the fakest of fake news https://t.co/4jhTCSbymQ
— Brandon Finnigan (@B_M_Finnigan) May 25, 2018
— Deebs ????? (@DeebsFTL) May 25, 2018
We had a good run while society lasted. https://t.co/he6fYCmK6N
— Radi Nabulsi (@RadiNabulsi) May 25, 2018
Hug your family and friends close, we don’t have much time left https://t.co/LXycenOOLF
— Island D (@MostLifeDre) May 25, 2018
I'm so ashamed to be white. https://t.co/FkNmZDZ1T2
— Kara Calavera (@KaraCalavera) May 25, 2018
Can you imagine biting into this thinking it’s a hotdog and it’s just like crunch ? pic.twitter.com/QFMf67fMmV
— Linda T. (@homeicreate) May 25, 2018
Did someone say carrot dog? pic.twitter.com/gW82VT3HH2
— Charlie (@coxasaurus) May 25, 2018
— North American Meat Institute (@MeatInstitute) May 25, 2018
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