Yes. "Normal people"? That sure isn't her or any other liberal!

An author who has been a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award received backlash on Twitter after likening President Trump's red “Make America Great Again” hats to the **** swastika -- and urging "normal people" (i.e., non-Trump voters) to avoid wearing any type of red hat, saying they'd be “making people scared” by doing so.

The Chicago-based author, Rebecca Makkai, 41, made the remarks in a string of tweets beginning over the weekend and carrying into early this week. She also asked sports fans whose teams wear red hats -- such as the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals -- not to don that specific color cap in public.

“Not worth making disenfranchised people feel unsafe,” she wrote.

She also railed against parody MAGA hats if they, too, are red.

“Also, for the love of God: The clever folks wearing "Make America Read Again" or whatever caps -- NO. You're making everyone scared. Don't do it,” she wrote.


Makkai's initial tweet has received more than 19,600 likes and been retweeted more than 1,500 times. But several users posted screenshots showing the author had blocked them on Twitter after slamming the “leftist” novelist for being so easily “triggered” by red hats.


A few did agree with Makkai, and one asked fans of the Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels, Arizona Cardinals and others not to wear a team cap, asserting “Red hats = bigotry.”

But others thought Makkai's idea was way off base.

"It's a hat, and this is a Free Country, “ John Betts wrote. "The very fact that you’re triggered by the hat shows what a serious problem you have with tolerating opposing political views."

“Is anyone else made really uncomfortable by closed minded leftists?” another user, Robert Boyette, asked. A third user wrote: “Maybe find out everyone with a red hat, even ones with MAGA on them, aren't some sort of bogeyman and learn to adult better, like a normal person would.”

Makkei responded to her critics, saying she wasn't writing her tweets for them but for those who agree with her.

"Please note that I was specifically addressing "normal people,"" she wrote.

Some users claimed they were Trump fans who were being denied their First Amendment right to wear MAGA hats in public for fear they would be assaulted for expressing their political views.

Makkai first stirred up controversy by writing on Aug. 31: “Is anyone else made really uncomfortable these days by anyone wearing any kind of red baseball cap? Like, I see one and my heart does weird sh** and then I finally realize it only says Titleist or whatever. Maybe don't wear red caps anymore, normal people?”

In an attempt to justify her plea for people to stop wearing red hats altogether, she noted that though the swastika -- a symbol in the ancient Sanskrit language -- stood for luck, purity and well-being in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, those who practice these faiths largely stopped using the symbol after it was adopted by ****s.

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Plus dozens more red cap people before Trump was born, what would
the train stations do without their Red Caps ?
She's a stone cold flaming Alinsky moronic enemy of America saying
the same liberal stupidity which doesn't make any sense at all.
maybe to a fool- 

Ever notice these 'crazy liberal' stories always come from a Rightwingnut media source?

Fear and greed run the GOP.  Fear motivates the base.

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24 of the Dims brightest elbowed their way into their circus for POTUS .
Not one of them has a practicable solution for not one of their
suggestions, mainly because they haven't come up with a sane thought.
As the number of idiots grows smaller the IQ's also tank until the stupidest 
one is left. Who will probably promise everyone seventy virgins, no matter
who you are.  


I think we need an investigation into "sniffgate".


CNN anchor Don Lemon offered a passionate defense of what he had referred to as "Sharpiegate," the controversy of the Hurricane Dorian map President Trump presented in the White House that included a marking near Alabama on a map of the storm's projected path.

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