America may have put the first man on the moon, but the Soviet Union sent the first woman, the first Asian man, and the first black man into orbit — all years before the U.S. would follow suit https://t.co/DrTZYxvbD7
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 18, 2019
Millions killed, but yeah, NYT carrying water for these guys.
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission has brought with it some out-of-this-world super-woke hot takes. The Washington Post got things started by pointing out that the first manned moon landing was actually pretty racist and sexist. The New York Times then said to WaPo “hold our beer” by launching their own hot take more scorching than the surface of Mercury about gender bias in the early space program. The NY Times is keeping their space wokeness going with another doozy: