As America’s college students have witnessed, the Left has been waging an unprecedented “War on Halloween” for several years now, yet none have been so awful as 2017.
Snowflake outrage has gone far beyond the typical rage against cultural appropriation and sexy costumes, and has shot off into the land of absurdity. From Disney princesses to inanimate objects, the list of costumes the Left now demands come pre-packaged with the label “Trigger Warning” grows larger by the hour.
The Daily Wire shares the top 10 most triggering Halloween costumes that drove the Left crazy in 2017:
1.) POCAHONTAS (NOT ELIZABETH WARREN)
— Not Your Mascot (@NotYourMascot) October 27, 2017
Unless you have the names Navajo, Apache, Blackfoot, Cherokee or any of the other 500 Native American tribes somewhere in your ancestry, say goodbye to wearing any sort of costume associated with Native Americans.
2.) THE WALL
— Jason Rosenberg (@mynameisjro) October 8, 2017
No joke, don’t even think about wearing a costume that is literally just painted bricks with the famous Pink Floyd’s album name written on the front of it.
Keep raging at inanimate objects, lefties; all in all, it’s not going to change Trump’s mind.
Ok, this one’s just bananas.
Speaking of inanimate objects triggering people, apparently there was a bizarre incident at Ole Miss where a banana peel sent snowflakes running to their safe spaces in tears.
Here’s the story: Some hungry college student ate a banana somewhere on campus and then discarded it up in a tree. When the all-black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha happened upon this discarded piece of bio-degradable waste, they immediately assumed it was some racist message rather than a piece of trash. Outrage immediately ensued, tears broke out, and students lamented about not feeling “safe” anymore on campus. Eventually, the whole “Greek Life” retreat was cancelled.
So, clearly bananas are inherently racist, which therefore makes you a racist for wearing one.
4.) THIS RANDOM DEMON
Lili tweeted this out but she never intended any harm, as you can see. pic.twitter.com/332i8XnvHR
— satan (@nicky_vidaca) October 22, 2017
The demon costume, posted on Twitter by actress Lili Reinhart, offended snowflakes because it used black face-paint, which they found very “racially insensitive” although it had nothing to do with race at all.
As art connoisseurs would know, the costume stands more in line with the classic macabre paintings that depicted demons as black, mischievous creatures, not some Amos ‘n’ Andy caricature of black people. “The Nightmare” by Fuseli comes to mind.
5.) BORDER PATROL AGENT
— GeekGirlCon 🏳️🌈 (@GeekGirlCon) September 22, 2017
When Spirit Halloween Superstore announced they had a border patrol officer get-up named “Agent Wall” up for sale, liberals quickly took to social media threatening to boycott. Their efforts failed, and the costume sold out before Spirit could even issue a response. To the company’s credit, political correctness did not win the day and the store defended their sale of the costume.
“Halloween, by its nature, takes on many issues and is often expressed in paradox. Costumes are inspired by a variety of sources, specifically trending topics,” the company said in a statement. “The costume available at Spirit Halloween pokes at the topical issue, and reflects the on-going headlines and hashtags surrounding the president. In context, this costume sits next to a piggybacking on Mr. President a host of masks showcasing Trumps many personas, all of which were created with the intent of being ironic in the current political climate.”
6.) TIKI MAN
Aside from the obvious “cultural appropriation” overtones, the tiki costume took on a whole other level of “trigger warning” during the Charlottesville protest, when a group of alt-right bros protested the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in the dark of night, using an assortment of Walmart-purchased Tiki Torches to light their path. None of them seemed to notice the inherent irony of using something of Polynesian origins to look tough during a “WHITE POWER!” march.
The association of white nationalist with Tiki Torches became so widespread that Tiki Brand Products had to put out a statement denouncing their use at “blood and soil” rallies.
7.) DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Leftists deemed mariachi costumes taboo five years ago. Okay, we got the message: no sombreros on Cinco De Mayo. But calling white people racist for dressing up in a black suit and skull paint as a nod to a fantastical holiday of Mexican origins is insane.
The ban on Dia De Los Muertos costumes got its kick in 2016 when a merry band of SJWs from the group “Do Something” began flooding costume retailers with negative reviews online for selling them and heckling those who had bought one previously. Ever since, Dia De Los Muertos costumes have made virtually every list for offensive costumes to avoid.
8.) KENDALL JENNER & PEPSI
In the race of big business seeking to capitalize off the wave of protests following Trump’s inauguration, Pepsi came in dead last when they aired model Kendall Jenner walking down the street alongside LGBT and BLM activists while sporting the soft-drink for a woke generation … except the woke generation couldn’t stomach it, and Pepsi pulled the ad faster than you can say “I’ll have a Coke.”
The big stink over Stormtrooper costumes happened earlier this year when Princeton’s class of 2012 planned their Star Wars-themed five year reunion. The reunion comittee asked classmates to arrive at the “Revenge of the Fifth in style, with a classy plastic bracelet on your arm and a Stormtrooper mask on your face,” completely unaware of the inherent Nazi undertones associated with the word. After some blowback, Stormtrooper costumes were banned from the reunion.
Due to its release in November of last year, the famed Disney princess Moana has yet to have her debut on the trick or treating circuit, and this was the year that every little girl from Rhode Island to Maui could go as their newly-beloved Hawaiian princes … until leftists SJWs at Cosmopolitan showed up to spoil the fun. Here’s how they told white parents to explain to their daughters (possibly sons) as to why it’s racist to dress as Moana for Halloween:
Recognize this: Moana is a really special character to young girls of Polynesian descent who have never seen a Disney Princess who looks like them, just like how Tiana from The Princess and the Frog likely resonated with young Black women who had waited decades to see themselves represented. White girls have plenty of princesses to choose from — there’s Belle, Ariel, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty … you get the idea. If your Caucasian son or daughter doesn’t get to be exactly what they wanted for Halloween, encourage them to take a step back and realize that they’re awash in privileges that the real Moanas and Tianas of the world will likely never see, because the world is full of racist assholes.
To truly make Halloween great again, check out the “Top 10 Political Costumes To Drive Your Leftist Friends Crazy This Halloween.”