Democratic Party Responds to Paul Ryan’s Selfie With Its Own Diverse Selfie
The Democrats are firing back in response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s intern selfie and showing a different and more diverse side to Capitol Hill. Ryan posted a selfie last Saturday from the Republican National Convention with a group of Capitol Hill interns that caused a lot of controversy.
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Many people were quick to jump down Ryan’s throat due to a lack of diversity in the intern program, with the response on social media being very negative.
Facebook with the photo. The photo received a great amount of praise across social media and pretty much got the opposite response of Ryan’s photo. Washington Post this past January, “people of color make up only 14% of the lawmakers at the state level, and only 17% of lawmakers in Congress.”
..Paul Ryan has managed to capture all the many colors of whiteness with his latest selfie with interns…such an inclusive leader..— Franky Stein (@franksnstein) July 18, 2016
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