Vice President Kamala Harris was criticized on Saturday for tweets about Memorial Day. But it doesn’t mention the importance of weekends.
“Enjoy the long weekend,” Harris wrote over a candid photo of herself smiling.
Social media users condemned Harris’ lack of tact, who warned the vice president about the sacrifices that a “long vacation” was meant to honor.
“Don’t forget why we have such a long holiday,” Tony Lederer wrote in a tweet alongside a picture of the Vietnam memorial.
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“It̵7;s Memorial Day weekend – [not] for pleasure – but to commemorate our passing,” another wrote. “Our brothers The one who gave his allegiance to the last Please try to respect that.”
The tweet was shared with a picture of a woman lying on a grave blanket at Arlington National Cemetery with a baby.
“As we spend our long weekend ‘fun’, may we all take a solemn time to remember the brave men and women who sacrificed *everything*,” wrote Peter Francis.
Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May each year to honor the men and women who died while serving in the United States Army.
This tradition started as a spring decoration day in the years following the end of the Civil War. And it eventually became a federal holiday in 1971.
other social media users Reminds the Vice President that not all Americans will get a long weekend and a Monday off. Especially since the service industry has reopened after the coronavirus outbreak.
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A 2019 study by Bloomberg BNA found that 97% of employees designated Memorial Day as a paid holiday. But about 40 percent of companies want some of their employees to remain at work.
Fox News could not reach the White House for comment on the vice president’s tweet.