The group of armed men seized an empty government building in the remote community of Burns on Saturday, as part of a protest against a jail sentence given to two local ranchers.
But many people are taking note of how the white "militia" are being portrayed in the media, such as the avoidance of the term "terrorists."
While #VanillaISIS and #YallQaeda have surfaced on Twitter before, they took off over the weekend as users ridiculed the Oregon group.
— KStreetHipster (@KStreetHipster) January 3, 2016
Please. Yes. Let Donald Trump build a wall between the U.S. and Canada.January 4, 2016
Why have all Mormons not come out to denounce #VanillaISIS publicly?
Heeeey @mittromney come on bro.January 3, 2016
All right, stop! Corroborate & listen.January 4, 2016
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