Kimberley Johnson, a feminist contributor to Huffington Post, bit off more than she could chew when she took to social media to express confusion over why an affluent black man driving a BMW would support the NRA and the Tea Party principle, “Don’t Tread on Me.”
Johnson, the spokeswoman for the national advocacy group We Are Woman, would delete the tweet, but it stated:
“Out on the road the other day I saw an affluent black man driving a BMW with two bumper-stickers. One was pro-NRA and the other one was a Tea Party sticker that read, ‘Don’t tread on me.’ This left me very confused.”
Johnson was hit with claims of racism for remarking on a black man driving a BMW, as if this was a striking accomplishment, and for dictating who black Americans are supposed to support.
Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder, a black man, borrowed a tactic from the left in offering a classic response: “What, you thought he stole it? RACIST!”
What, you thought he stole it? RACIST! pic.twitter.com/lC3mTh10aC
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) July 5, 2018
Resorting to a staple on the left, Johnson responded to social media users by saying the tea party movement only helped “white, rich men,” and likening the GOP to white supremacy. She even tried to drag President Donald Trump into the mix, suggesting that he was complimentary of white supremacists.
With her Twitter feed lighting up, she explained why she deleted the original tweet:
In the end, the “confused” feminist should have just stopped digging, because the hole she created for herself with her intolerant liberal mind-think only got deeper.
Not that others didn’t try to help Johnson broaden her horizon, as seen with Colin Noir, an unapologetic black gun rights advocate, NRA member and host of the NRA web series NOIR.
“I drive a BMW, so let’s wonder together about why I think and vote the way I do. Here’s an open invite to come on my show and have that conversation,” he tweeted.
.@AuthorKimberley I drive a BMW, so let’s wonder together about why I think and vote the way I do. Here’s an open invite to come on my show and have that conversation. https://t.co/oTpnSKJJxZ… https://t.co/ottbBzgGhe… pic.twitter.com/vm1skfFQea
— Colion Noir (@MrColionNoir) July 5, 2018
Here’s a sampling of other responses from Twitter:
So is she saying Black men can’t afford BMWs, firearms, and shouldn’t have the right to defend their families? I’m confused by her subversive racism
— Freddy (@FreddyMav) July 6, 2018
Perfect example of the arrogance of the Left and their inability to perceive the world and reality outside their echo chamber.
— Lost Time Lord (@missingtimelord) July 5, 2018
It left her confused because she, like the left, put people in a box and they must must not stray away from that.
— beararms? (@beararms4) July 5, 2018
I always thought assumptions tying attitudes to skin color were unfortunate stereotypes, but apparantly the progressive left assigns thoughts and feelings by skin color as if it were a scientific imperative. That’s primitive thinking.
— Craig McCarthy (@CraigAMcCarthy) July 5, 2018
— N.P.?? (@NPSI1970) July 5, 2018
Confused aka: it interfered with my narrative
— Monica (@Monica48996250) July 5, 2018
Perhaps the best response of all came from a social media user who wondered: “What the hell is that guy doing with bumper stickers on a Beemer!?”
My first thoughts on seeing that would be, What the hell is that guy doing with bumper stickers on a Beemer!? ymmv
— Kopfjager (@feral859) July 5, 2018
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