Navy midshipmen had a good time mocking the Army during the annual face-off on Saturday, taunting their opposition with a banner that read “not communist” and other similar material, according to BizPacReview.
The posters were in reference to photos posted by a West Point Cadet earlier this year who’d hidden a sheet reading “communism will win” in his cap during his graduation ceremony.
Check it out:
Remember this West Point cadet that famously said "Communism will Win"
Well, Navy sure had fun with that today
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) December 9, 2017
The cadet, Spenser Rapone, made headlines after the stunt. He’d also posted photos of himself wearing a Fidel Castro t-shirt under his uniform.
No political movement has killed more innocent people than communism. I wonder if Second Lt. Spenser Rapone knows that? pic.twitter.com/kGC8hhu2IJ
— Ken Webster Jr (@ProducerKen) September 27, 2017
Navy midshipmen were reportedly shouting “communists” to drown out the cheers in favor of the Army.
Navy savagely trolls Army with communist pic.twitter.com/ThnwtzNdvz
— coach rebecca (@coachrebeccamoo) December 9, 2017
Despite the 118-year rivalry, however, Navy and Army came together in the most important way—with a national anthem performance that brought shame upon the NFL.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) December 10, 2017