A TikTok video of Americans standing for the national anthem at a Southern California restaurant has freaked out leftists on social media.
The Rainbow Oaks Restaurant in Fallbrook, California, has played the Star Spangled Banner on its television every day for six years, a tradition its patrons have become well accustomed to.
But a video posted from an account titled “Paulina” showing patrons standing for the anthem ignited shock from social media users, The Daily Mail reported.
“By far the most dangerous situation I’ve ever been in,” the account wrote, using the hashtags “godblessamerica,” “illegal,” “whitepeoplethings,” and “get out,”
Some of the comments were truly shocking; here are a few:
“Serious question, Is this real? Like people actually do this in real everyday life.”
“I want to go to America to experience the insanity so badly.”
“America is so scary you would never see this in the UK.”
“In Spain, we don’t hear the national anthem that much. So this would freak me out so much.”
“This happened when I was at mission bbq once, and it was so awkward that I haven’t been back since.”
“As someone from the ,UK this feels so dystopian.”
“This feels like a horror movie.”
“As a Canadian, this is kind of insane.”
“I would be scared for my life.”
“I swear I’d burst out laughing if it wasn’t so scary.”
However, there were some more positive reactions:
“Wonderful! If I’m ever in that locality, I’ll make sure I stop by and eat something there. I’m an immigrant to the wonderful USA, and I love this country. For all those that feel “scared” or “terrified” by this act of patriotism, I invite you to leave the USA and go live somewhere else! Viva the USA!!!!!!” one person said.
“For all of the people who do not understand this. It isn’t about declaring loyalty to the government or military. It is about showing love to a certain culture and community, one we are losing every day. It is about loving your neighbor and your ancestors and honoring the sacrifices made at all levels,” another added.
Another person said they would soon visit the restaurant to show support.
Other comments included:
“Love it! A beautiful show of patriotism.”
“Great food and, yes very patriotic. The staff treats everyone very well. Breakfast there is one of the best in North County.”
“Love this. Would like to see more restaurants do it.”
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