Controversy of the Day: Mike Huckabee Wishes He was Transgender So He Could Shower With Girls

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Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world on Monday by appearing on the cover of “Vanity Fair,” breaking the internet and winning practically everyone over with her new look.

And on Tuesday Mike Huckabee also started making waves online… for being a total creep.

At the National Religious Broadcasters Convention back in February, the former Arkansas governor was discussing the issue of gender identity, when he made an offensive joke that mocked people who are transgender.

“Now I wish that someone told me that when I was in high school that I could have felt like a woman when it came time to take showers in PE,” he said. “I’m pretty sure that I would have found my feminine side and said, ‘Coach, I think I’d rather shower with the girls today.'”

World Net Daily uploaded the video to YouTube this past weekend, so it just started to get national attention this week.

Any sliver of a chance he had a becoming president just went down the drain with that punchline.

Meanwhile on Twitter, the Huckabee jokes are top notch.




Controversy of the Day: PacSun’s Upside Down Flag Shirt Causes Memorial Day Fury on Facebook

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A black and white American flag t-shirt spotted at a Pacific Sunwear in Alabama this weekend has a lot of people seeing red.

Rachel Zawacki-Kuss uploaded the above photo to Facebook on Saturday, with a message saying that she would never be shopping at the store again.

“Seeing the flag used that way was incredibly upsetting to me,” she wrote. “The display was in bad taste, it was disrespectful and insensitive to the sacrifices that have been made by so many service members.”

According to the U.S. Flag Code: “The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.”

It sells for $23.95 online and is actually part of a line of clothing in collaboration with the A$AP Mob, a hip hop collective from New York.

But her post still struck a chord with lots of people online considering that it was Memorial Day weekend, a holiday intended to pay tribute to fallen men and women in the armed forces.

Angry Americans are expressing their outrage by posting messages on both the PacSun Facebook page and the A$AP Mob page criticizing the group and demanding that the shirt be removed from stores.





It has since been removed from that specific store in light of the complaints, according to the NY Daily News.

Just a few weeks ago, Under Armour was involved in a similar controversy, in which the clothing company was forced to apologize for selling an Iwo Jima basketball t-shirt.

PacSun’s Twitter account has been promoting some other American Flag themed designs for Memorial Day as well, including various shirts, shoes, bathing suits and tank tops.

So if you aren’t a fan of the flag shirt, they offer plenty of other options to show off your patriotism like these two.

Fail of the Day: Guy in Truck Taunts Gator, Truck Becomes Gator Food

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It’s unclear how he expected this standoff to end, but this man definitely got what he deserved.

Watch as guy backs his truck up towards an alligator that is just minding its own business and ends up starting a fight that he isn’t going to win.

The beast begins snapping its massive jaws at the truck to make it crystal clear that he does not want to be bothered, but the man doesn’t listen.

“Hey watch my truck!” he says in the clip.

A few seconds later, it tears his bumper clean off the back of the vehicle to put an end to the nonsense.

Gator:1, Man: 0.

Outrage of the Day: Florida Man Films Burger King Employee Pouring Fry Oil Into Storm Drain

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A new video has emerged online of a Burger King employee in Lake Worth, Florida pouring fry oil into a storm drain, and it has a lot of people flaming mad.

Joe May, who was passing by at the time, decided to capture the disposal on camera. He then posted the clip on Facebook along with a brief description of the scene, which now has almost 1 million views.

International franchise and they cant pay for a disposal company?! How often is this happening? Everyday? Twice a day? Someone needs to be held accountable for this. And yea, it was without a doubt, used fry oil. It was steaming hot. Share this so everyone can see what these people are doing!

May also notes on his page that he shot a second video of his interaction with the manager of the restaurant, but that one doesn’t appear to have been posted yet.

Some angry viewers of the clip are posting it on Burger King’s Facebook page and asking for the company to comment on it.

WPTV News spoke with an environmentalist who confirmed that dumping anything into the sewer is probably not a good idea.

“Whatever is going to be put in the water that’s going down the storm drain is going to be a problem,” he said.

The fast food chain might need take a cue from McDonald’s and give the Burger King mascot a sexy makeover to help dig themselves out of this PR mess.

Apology of the Day: Bud Light Sorry for Telling People to Remove ‘No’ From Their Vocabulary

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Bud Light was forced to apologize – yet again – for their “Up for Whatever” marketing campaign this week, after their beer bottle slogans caused a bit of an uproar online.

The above image was posted to Imgur/Reddit on Monday, showing a label that said: “The perfect beer for removing ‘No’ from your vocabulary for the night.”

While the company supposedly had good intentions here, people were quick to notice how this could very easily be misinterpreted.

“Sounds a lil rapey,” writes one commenter on Imgur.

Another pointed out the perils of drunk driving.

“Are you ok to drive?”
“N…nnnn…NNNNN! Aww f*ck it yeah I’m good”

The bottle campaign launched last December, with more than 47 different messages on the labels “intended to inspire spontaneous fun.”

The spontaneous fun has now taken the form of Tweets and comments on Reddit poking fun at the poorly thought out campaign.

Back in March, Anheuser-Busch had to apologize for encouraging people to pinch strangers on St. Patrick’s Day, and now they’ve responded with a similar statement about they “missed the mark.”

The Bud Light Up for Whatever campaign, now in its second year, has inspired millions of consumers to engage with our brand in a positive and light-hearted way. In this spirit, we created more than 140 different scroll messages intended to encourage spontaneous fun. It’s clear that this message missed the mark, and we regret it. We would never condone disrespectful or irresponsible behavior.

Of course, the damage had already been done, and the Internet let them know how they feel about it.

Here is a taste of some of the mockery on Twitter:

WTF of the Day: Kids Climb Into Car Trunk at CiCi’s Pizza

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That looks safe.

A family in Florida was caught on camera putting their kids in a car trunk last week at a parking lot outside CiCi’s Pizza.

One of the customers in the restaurant captured the whole thing on video, in which you can see them children climb in like a can of sardines and lay down next to each other on their backs.

“We’re about to get shot,” says the woman filming, as she laughs at the scene.

According to witnesses, a few of the adults in the group went back into the pizza restaurant to threaten the woman.

The customers said they were too scared so no one called the police, and the Department of Children and Families has since launched an investigation.

The group also told CBS that it’s better to call authorities about an incident like this rather than shooting video and posting it to YouTube.

Fail of the Day: California Man Spray Painted Himself Black to Hide from Police

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Can you spot the man in the photo above?

Inept car thief Jose Espinoza was running from the cops in Madera, California last weekend, when he came up with what he believed was a genius escape plan.

He spray painted himself black as a disguise. Needless to say, it didn't work, especially considering he was standing next to a white wall, as Corp. Josiah Arnold told CNN.

The Madera Police Department later posted his mugshot to Facebook, with this amazing caption: "The camouflage was ineffective."

Your move Florida Man.