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World War Two Jokes during Women’s World Cup Offends People

Slate ran an article about how insensitive and tasteless it was for Twitter to make World War Two jokes [1] during the U.S.-Japan women’s World Cup championship game yesterday. Nothing better to write about?

People have a right to make jokes, insensitive or not, and it’s their right to free speech. It doesn’t make it right, but who are we to tell others what to do and not to do? Plus, you choose to be offended or not in some instances, and that’s how I felt in this case:

wwc joke tweet [2]