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SNAPSHOT: Mr. and Mr. Buttigieg Welcome Twins

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, showed off their newborn twins over the weekend.

THE IMAGE

In a black-and-white photo posted Saturday to Twitter, the gay icons appear to be cradling Penelope Rose and Joseph August in a hospital bed.

THE REACTION

While liberal journalists and activists celebrated the image as a symbol of progress, some social conservatives were less supportive.

  • “Why are they in a hospital bed?” tweeted The American Conservative contributor Matthew Walther.

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