Russian Embassy Tweets Cartoon Of European ‘Gay Pigs’ In Concentration Camp
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Russian Embassy Tweets Cartoon Of European ‘Gay Pigs’ In Concentration Camp

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The Russian embassy in Britain tweeted a disturbing political cartoon on Sunday depicting the European Union member countries as ‘gay pigs’ rounded up in what appears to be Nazi-style concentration camps.

The acronym PIIGS has been used by economists to refer to when EU members Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain began struggling to refinance government debt during the banking crisis that started in 2009, reports JMG.

Blogger Joe Jervis notes:

Not lost on Twitter users is the rainbow flag flying over the barricade, which is an implication that the European Union’s continuing financial woes are tied to their support for LGBT rights. The sign over the Eurozone entrance is also rather evocative.

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