People Are *Extremely* Upset by Ivanka Trump's Insensitive Memorial Day Tweet

Maybe now isn't the time to promote your popsicle recipe...

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Despite the fact that her husband is embroiled in a Russia-related scandal (though to be fair, who *isn't* these days?), Ivanka Trump's headquarters found time to tweet on Memorial Day. The problem is, instead of honoring veterans, they offered up a popsicle recipe. Which, 😐.

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As the internet is quick to remind us, Memorial Day isn't just a long weekend for R&R. For many people, it's an opportunity to honor the men and women whose lives were lost during combat, and as a general rule tweeting about one's cookout plans is not a good look—hence this tweet's controversial nature. And no, Twitter was not pleased.

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Though it should be noted that Ivanka eventually tweeted from her personal handle, and chose to go with something more appropriate:

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