For those that may not have the White House’s Twitter notifications enabled on their phones, you might have missed the fact that it was illuminated orange all Friday evening. The reason is equal parts cringy and divisive.
No, it wasn’t lit because the Easter bunny threatened Joe to declare that Halloween is now twice a year.
Tonight the White House is lit up orange to celebrate Halloween. Have a safe and fun evening! pic.twitter.com/PJfwyw6NrQ
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 1, 2021
And no, it wasn’t meant to bring awareness to the often overlooked orange stripe in the LGBTQ flag either.
Obama tweets rainbow White House image and wishes Happy Pride Month after Supreme Court delivers victory for LGBTQ rights https://t.co/zm0b05lnEm