14 Ignorant Tweets Made About Who Sang ‘God Bless America’ At The MLB All-Star Baseball Game

This past Tuesday was the 84th MLB All-Star Baseball Game. In the 7th inning of the game, Brookville’s Marc Anthony, of Puerto Rican descent, sang ‘God Bless America.’ Some fans were not happy about it. Matt Binder, of the Public Shaming Tumblr, covered the story and below are some of the tweets.

1. This is Marc Anthony. He has won plenty of Grammys.

He is from Brookville, NY. And he is of Puerto Rican descent.

He’s an American. But some baseball fans don’t think so…

2. They went straight to the point.

3. They also gave him a different nationality.

FYI: He’s of Puerto Rican descent … from Brookville, NY.

…just read over your tweets. Please.

An American, most likely…?

7. Alright, now you’re just being ridiculous.

Puerto Rican ≠ Mexican ≠ Cuban. You KNOW that, right?

8. Does anyone research before they tweet? Anyone?

If you can tweet about it, you can google it yourself.

11. And the fans started claiming that an AMERICAN artist should be singing the song.

Shouldn’t you be editing your tweets before you tweet them? #learnhowtospell

…but, but, but he IS American!!!

13. And when they were told that he indeed IS AMERICAN, they couldn’t handle it.

15. But one fan saw the irony of it all…

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