This Minnesota Department of Natural Resources post about rainbow darters, a fish, got political real quick, and even had the Minnesota DNR trolling a hater early on. Last Thursday, the last day of June, the Minnesota DNR posted about animal species that are rainbow all year long, as a way to close out pride month. Well, the comments were mixed, and one commenter even got a direct response from the Minnesota DNR, which later appeared to be hidden or deleted.

The post about the rainbow darter was made as a way to close out pride month in Minnesota.

As June and #Pride month comes to a close, we're highlighting an animal sporting rainbow colors year-round 🏳️‍🌈 Check out the rainbow darter — while these 2-3 inch fish may not look like much from a distance, upon closer observation, their colors are brilliant! Their presence is often an indication of great water quality, as these fish have a low tolerance for pollution.
Rainbow darters, which are a miniature cousin of the walleye, are found in clear rivers and streams of southeastern Minnesota, but these fish have also been found in the lower St. Croix, tributaries of the Minnesota, and Otter Tail rivers.
Image Credit: Paul Shea/TSM
Image Credit: Paul Shea/TSM
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One commenter on the post, which as of a few minutes ago doesn't appear to still be up, got a quick response from the Minnesota DNR.

Image Credit: Samuel Willhite via Facebook
Image Credit: Samuel Willhite via Facebook
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Ben's comment wasn't the only negative comment towards the DNR over the post.

Several other comments made since the initial posting about the fish, have turned the post more political than educational.

One comment that drew a bunch of likes and HAHA's was made by a man who gave both sides some credit when he indicated it was a post to help out the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Image Credit: Paul Shea/TSM
Image Credit: Paul Shea/TSM
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