Ben and Jerry's vs "Blue Lives Matter"


#1

Really fancy some Ben & Jerry’s now. Article here (can’t find any British news agency who have picked it up yet):

and if you want to read Blue Lives Matters’ post:


#2

Is it?


#3

saw lots of twitter bros get upset about the black lives matter thing, though a few of them said they were already boycotting them since they were in favour of same sex marriage


#4

I thought they had a new flavour there for a minute. Might speculate on what the flavour combo would have been.


#5

Blackcurrant Lives Matter


#6

Interesting to see Ben and Jerry’s taking a stance on this. Blue Lives Matter seem like utter buffoons.


#7

Hands Up Fruiti Toot


#8

twitter already did the puns last week, don’t bother DiS (seems really insensitive/trivialising coming from here anyway)

http://theshaderoom.com/ben-jerrys-agrees-that-blacklivesmatter-the-internet-comes-up-with-ice-cream-flavor-names-for-the-movement/


#9

So this is the real reason Tesco aren’t selling it

Could really do a Cookie Dough now though


#10

I had a “Pralines and Dick” joke lined up, but it was against Blue Lives Matter obvs.


#11

the Blue Lives Matter thing is quite weird isn’t it. what happened to ALL LIVES MATTER guyz?


#12

Blue lives matter? I’ve had enough of this! Somebody needs to tell them that Avatar isn’t real.


#13

Blue Lives Matter is such a stupid reaction.

What parallel world are they living in where police deaths aren’t taken extremely seriously and where perpetrators aren’t ruthlessly pursued, prosecuted and sentenced accordingly (or, as I believe is the case, more severely)?


#14

Quite


#15

the comments explode into an argument about abortion within about 3 posts