82nd Airborne forced to call out neo-Nazi for wearing an 82nd Airborne hat
Welcome to 2017, where white supremacists are being called out on Twitter by veterans for wearing disrespectful hats.
Don't you miss the election now?
After photos of the Charlottesville rally went viral this weekend, members of the 82nd Airborne Division discovered that one of the white supremacists at the rally was wearing their division's hat. The veterans rightly pointed out that supremacists probably shouldn't wear their hats, since, you know, the entire point of their division was to destroy Nazis like him.
"Anyone can purchase that hat," the 82nd Airborne wrote on Twitter. "Valor is earned."
The 82nd Airborne, an elite division, was critical to America's victory at Normandy. Their hats can easily be purchased online and on Amazon.
It appears that the man photographed, who has yet to be identified, was not a member of their division and was in fact, making a KKK salute. For all of his tough guy military fatigues, the man hasn't exactly given his life to defeat fascism — which many members of the 82nd division did.
The group made sure to highlight the raging hypocrisy on Twitter.
Apparently, there's more to being a hero than purchasing a clearance rack hat on Amazon. Who knew?