Both Trump and Butt? WashPost Hails 'How the Sexy Peach Emoji Joined the #Resistance'

NewsBusters | 10/2/2019 | Staff
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Silliness keeps erupting from The Washington Post, from the supermarket aisles to the fruit stand. Post writer Maura Judkis wrote an entire article headlined "How the sexy peach emoji joined the resistance."

Judkis began: "If you want to understand how the peach emoji has come to represent both the potential impeachment of President Trump and a butt, you must first look to the ancient Sumerians."

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What are they vaping over there at the Post?

When the singer Lizzo put the peach emoji on Twitter to tout "IM [PEACH] MENT," she "may not have known she was referencing 6,000 years of the evolution of human language last week when she tweeted a message that has more than 120,000 likes — and helped take the peach from sexualized to politicized."

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The media are involved. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote a column titled "Impeaching the Peach One." Time magazine hinted at impeachment back in March with a peach-with-Trump's-face cover.

Judkis can't quite point out this is a left-wing thing, even though it obviously is: "In certain online circles, the peach is becoming a protest emoji — much like how some use the rose emoji to signify that they are supporters of the...
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