This series on Human Events will be a weekly feature to shine a bright light on the social media activities between those who claim to be part of the “diversity and tolerance” crowd.
Each week, we will take a look at some of the goings on from the world of social media. While the traditional large platforms are quick to silence conservative voices, even for factually correct postings, they seem to let others say whatever they wish, regardless of the degree of maliciousness
As American mothers struggle to find formula to feed their children, many on the left find it amusing, insisting that the baby formula shortage is nothing more than a right-wing political talking point.
“Inflation down for the first time in 8 months, and should trend down from here ahead of the election. Now what will Fox News cover? Roll out the Southern border stories,” progressive activist Amy Siskind tweeted Wednesday.
“And don’t forget the baby formula shortage! OMG!” retired Huffington Post reporter Ann Brenoff replied.
“lol. They care a lot about that too,” Siskind answered.
Not good people pic.twitter.com/CiZseDDUma
— Cernovich (@Cernovich) May 12, 2022
“Now it’s baby formula, every single day it’s some new fucking bullshit with Republicans,” wrote Alex Cole, the founder of a clothing brand that sells t-shirts with progressive activist messaging.
Now it's baby formula, every single day it's some new fucking bullshit with Republicans.
— Alex Cole (@acnewsitics) May 10, 2022
Other users shared a photo of a 1960 recipe for homemade baby formula, some implying that its existence negates the supposed “Republican” narrative of a formula crisis.
Here’s a homemade baby formula recipe from 1960 – but Republicans don’t want to talk about that pic.twitter.com/p9ifCznOLf
— Nicole 🇺🇦 🌻 (@nmo941) May 11, 2022
Some parents have begun sharing homemade formula recipes on social media. Medical professionals strongly advise against it. https://t.co/EXTrOfrwnT
— WFAA (@wfaa) May 13, 2022
One user, by the name of “Facts Strike Nerves” scoffed at “Republicans crying about baby formula shortages.”
Lots of Republicans crying about baby formula shortages. Since when did a republican give a fuck about children after they're born? Spare us the bullshit @GOP
— Facts Strike Nerves (@StrikeNerves) May 12, 2022
In fact, “Republicans” “crying about baby formula” for starving infants was a common complaint from Team Left Twitter this week.
I guess Republicans are crying about baby formula because they're forcing women to have children?#NoBabyFormulaBiden
— Really Rick Havoc (@RikHavic) May 10, 2022
So Republicans are crying about baby formula and blaming Biden while Dem. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is investigating Abbott and the FDA. You see which side actually works for their money?
— Robin 🇺🇦🌻💙💛 I am no man's fkn livestock. (@RobinJerilea) May 12, 2022
Why are republicans crying about baby formula. Why didn’t republicans vote to cap prices on insulin. Oh that’s right they don’t give a shit about you.
— drumleo (@drumleo) May 10, 2022
What, are the republicons crying about baby formula for babies they don't want.
— Sirlinus1 (@Believe67302888) May 13, 2022