DC Mocked After Rolling Out New 'Pride' Themed Metro Train


Washington, D.C.’s Transit Authority is joining in the “Pride Month” festivities.

On Thursday, journalist Jordan Pascale tweeted, “Metro rolled out a Pride Month train today.”

He shared pictures of a metro train covered in the colors of the Pride flag.

Commentator Brad Palumbo tweeted, “DC can’t stop people from getting stabbed in broad daylight, but don’t worry, they painted the subway cars rainbow.”

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The Washington Examiner’s Jerry Dunleavy wrote, “A lovely combination of all of the colored lines that are never running on time.”

Abigail Marone, communications director for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) wrote, “I would prefer if the metro rolled out trains where people didn’t get murdered.”

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In a release on Thursday, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority shared information about how people can use its services to get to Pride events.

“If you time it just right you may get a ride on our special Metro Pride train, wrapped in the colors of the rainbow flag with a nod to the event theme – peace, love, and Metro – written on it,” the authority said.

It added, “Starting today, look for the six-car train decorated with pride inside and out to commemorate Pride Month. In the coming days, we’ll have two special rainbow wrapped Metro Pride buses making their debut, too.”

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