The Washington PostDemocracy Dies in Darkness

Nielsen was heckled at a Mexican restaurant. Twitter noticed the irony.

Placeholder while article actions load

Kirstjen Nielsen was heckled in a D.C. Mexican restaurant. Yes, she was at a Mexican restaurant.

@kumailn, actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, tweeting about Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen dining Tuesday night at MXDC Cocina Mexicana after she defended President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy on the southern border earlier that day. She was heckled by members of the Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America, who chanted, “Shame! Shame!” and yelled, “If kids don’t eat in peace, you don’t eat in peace.” Neither Nielsen’s security nor the restaurant’s management attempted to intervene. 

Trump says “No picnic” for Congress. 

@Dare2Drum, suggesting an alternative for lawmakers’ families after President Trump postponed the annual congressional picnic that was planned for Thursday. Fox News reporter Chad Pergram tweeted that multiple lawmakers told him that they were “disappointed” and “upset” because they had brought their families to town to attend the event.

Ceiling Cat is back!

@artologica, reacting to photos of this cat poking its head out of a hole in a ceiling, shared on Twitter by @CampbellxEmma. The meme connoisseurs of social media interpreted it as a reincarnation of “Ceiling Cat,” a popular meme from 2006. “Ceiling Cat LIVES!!!!” @isaukers tweeted.

Young Thug gets the meme treatment.

@zillacortez, tweeting this photo of rapper Young Thug using a computer while rapper Lil Durk watches him. “This looks like a scene from a disaster movie where they call Thug over and say ‘You might wanna take a look at this,’ ” @CzarIito tweeted.

Reporter harassed on-camera during World Cup coverage.

@dw_sports of Germany, sharing a video of DW correspondent Julieth Gonzalez Theran, who was grabbed and kissed while she was reporting live at the World Cup. “Kissing someone against their will is sexual harassment. Groping a woman’s breast while she’s busy doing her job is sexual harassment,” @DW_Sports tweeted.

Loading...