Liberal Americans brought their politics home for Christmas this year, with often hilarious results.
Some progressives seem to have forgotten how to be normal.
Of the many instances of holiday virtue signaling that have been making the rounds online, let us celebrate five viral social media posts.
The new normal: Tom Wright, a Brookings Institution fellow and Atlantic contributor, proudly left his brother out in the cold because of a “Covid close contact.”
Back in Ireland for Christmas and have to give my incredible brother Peter a shout out. He had a Covid close contact so couldn’t attend Christmas dinner so pulled up a van by the dining room window in torrential rain, fitting it out w/ lights and a table, and ate alongside us pic.twitter.com/n3HntkwVCj
— Tom Wright (@thomaswright08) December 25, 2021
How to spoil Christmas dinner for your mom: As highlighted by the popular Libs of Tik Tok Twitter account, a young woman helped orchestrate a painfully awkward coming out announcement for her transgender sibling.
Alexa, show me a video of a narcissist ruining Christmas for their parents pic.twitter.com/VICREMevnu
— Libs of Tik Tok (@libsoftiktok) December 26, 2021
“#NextLevel”: In a Christmas Eve tweet that racked up thousands of likes, liberal actor George Hahn showed off the at-home Covid-19 test he received as a gift.
— George Hahn (@georgehahn) December 24, 2021
The girl in the bubble: Long Island resident Crista LaRock posted a video to TikTok showing her Covid-positive sister encased in a plastic shield during her family’s Christmas dinner.
@cristalarockWhen your sister gets covid for Christmas…you get her a bubble!!! #bubblegirl #covid #merrychristmas @camlrock♬ original sound – ✰ Christmas sounds ✰
“End the white, cisgender, heterosexual, able-bodied, neurotypical, fatphobic, conventionally attractive, patriarchy”: Actor and gender rights activist Maybe Burke performed a woke TikTok rendition of Mariah Carrey’s iconic Christmas hit “All I Want for Christmas is You.”
@believeinmaybeI just needed something to do with this gown. ##AllIWantForChristmas ##MariahCarey ##Parody ##Christmas♬ All I Want For Christmas is Accountability. – Maybe Burke