National Park Service in hot water after anti-Trump tweets

On Friday, the Twitter account of the National Park Service retweeted several posts that were critical of the Trump administration.

Considering a government organization was doing so in the middle of the administration change, the retweets garnered quite a bit of attention.

The first tweet posted by Binyamin Applebaum, a New York Times reporter, read, "Compare the crowds: 2009 inauguration at left, 2017 inauguration at right." The message was accompanied by two images with the crowd clearly appearing smaller at Trump's inauguration as compared to Obama's from 2009.

The second tweet read, "Civil rights, climate change, and health care scrubbed clean from White House website. Not a trace."

While some Twitter users seemed confused, others supported the retweets with comments like, "Whoever is tweeting the @NatlParkService account is a hero," and "Meanwhile, @NatlParkService is YOLO."

Applebaum, the Times reporter whose post was retweeted, noted, "Looks like the Trump administration hasn't taken control of the @NatlParkService Twitter feed just yet."

The retweets didn't stay up for too long. Hours later, they were removed and Gizmodo notes that based on an internal email, "the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to 'immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until further notice.'"

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