On Saturday, Jim Hoft said at the Gateway Pundit that Facebook, the social media giant once dubbed “Iron Fistbook” by political cartoonist A.F. Branco, removed a meme featuring Melania Trump, calling it “hate speech.”
The meme showed a picture of the First Lady with a caption that read, “You can keep your Lady Gaga! We’ve got Lady MAGA.” The meme can be seen below:
According to Hoft, the action was taken against Facebook user Amy DC, who wrote:
FB just removed this from a political page I’m co-editor on. Hard to see the meme another editor shared, but it’s a picture of our First Lady and says “You can keep your Lady Gaga, we’ve got Lady MAGA.”
Hate speech? Really?
Here’s Facebook’s declaration:
We’re still confused as to what, exactly, makes this rise to the level of “hate speech.” Of course, we’re not surprised, given that Facebook has previously said that a prayer for the protection of children is “hate speech,” right along with portions of the Declaration of Independence.
Since the 2016 election, Facebook, along with other members of what I
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