On Monday, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson decided to promote the idea that “racially coded messages” may be in the new film War for the Planet of the Apes.
Mckesson tweeted, then later deleted, this, as he circled an ape with a blue vest, whom he thought was supposed to be Mckesson, who wears a blue vest:
Mckesson's tweet was prompted by radio host Tariq Nasheed, who had tweeted that an ape with a blue vest in the film's poster was meant to represent Mckesson:
And a succinct answer:
And one more logical rejoinder for Mckesson: