Dictionary.com Just Helped Define Exactly How We Should View Roseanne’s Tweets

By now most people have heard about Roseanne Barr’s tweet aimed at Valerie Jarrett, aide to former President Barack Obama. As the story broke, headlines referred to the tweet as “bizarre” or “offensive” avoiding calling the tweet what it was— racist. 

 In the now deleted tweet Barr said:

Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj

Now Dictionary.com has stepped in to school the media on correct word usage. The website threw some shade when it sent out the following tweet—

When clicking on the link provided, users will be taken to this correct definition. 

People applauded the website for using it’s platform to educate with a dash of sass.

H/T: Huffington Post