‘Please pray for journalism’: WaPo blows the lid off of pumpkin spice lattes’ ‘connection to a centuries-old genocide’

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Well, we’re approaching that time of year again … pumpkin spice time. But before you start salivating over that fall latte, you might want to think about what you’re supporting with every sip:

Pumpkin spice wars: The violent history behind your favorite Starbucks latte https://t.co/gbxjIFoPps

— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 27, 2019

"Peddling Pumpkin Spice Lattes" Really, though? https://t.co/gt1JmxKfl8

— Hope Hodge Seck (@HopeSeck) August 30, 2019

Spoiler alert:

The "connection" to genocide is that it uses nutmeg.

via @HopeSeckhttps://t.co/hpJZ6QxO94 pic.twitter.com/EMbZkBOHA1

— Joseph Lawler (@josephlawler) August 30, 2019

Nutmeg is highly problematic. Maybe we should just stop eating altogether. It’s the only way to really be sure.

Things the Post is frowning on this week:-Civility-Reason-Nutmeg

— Evan Sparks (@EvanSparks) |2846224ee8b1230494ea117083c772b2|

They’re on quite a roll.

"In the coming weeks, we'll publish essays demonstrating that nearly everything that has made Starbucks exceptional grew out of genocide."

— Ramsay Merbert (@4anno) August 30, 2019

ffs🤦‍♂️

— Steven Matthews 🔍📰 (@SMatthewsTFI) August 27, 2019

From publishing the pentagon papers to “your pumpkin spice latte supports racist genocide” in less than 50yrs. Keep up the good work WaPo. pic.twitter.com/fk8QR2RvXX

— 38.9508° N, 77.1471° W (@BlackBriar21) August 27, 2019

Please pay for journalism. It's important. https://t.co/5l749HUYf9

— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) August 30, 2019

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