Many on the right went into full crisis mode last week after Grammy-winning artist Lizzo played a glass flute once owned by James Madison.
And MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan couldn’t help but point out the biggest hypocrisy.
“We live in an America where conservative media stars don’t lose their minds when Donald Trump supporters do this in the US Capitol in full view of the world,” he said, showing footage of the aftermath of 6/6. January 2021. attack.
However, they had a “collective breakup” over a black woman playing a flute once owned by the fourth president, she told her MSNBC colleague Ayman Mohyeldin.
Hasan noted that it was part of an obvious trend among those on the right.
“For conservative media stars in America today, a black woman can’t be cast as queen in ‘Lord of the Rings,’ she can’t be the Little Mermaid and she can’t play James Madison’s flute, a flute which none of them had heard of until they were five years old. days ago.”
“This is about a proud and talented black musician showing his audience and the world a moment of his happiness and joy that just sparked the right,” he said. “The same right that loves to call everyone on the left ‘snowflakes.'”
See their full conversation below: