“After Charlottesville Attack, Trump Retweets Meme of Train Running Over CNN” -Newsweek

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” He finally condemned white supremacists Monday, two days at the end of the car-ramming attack in Charlottesville, calling racism “evil.” Trump caused controversy last month when he tweeted a video of himself wrestling, and clotheslining a figure with a CNN logo replacing his head. He was referring to Trump’s campaign slogan: “Make America Great Again!” Brian Klaas, fellow at the London School of Economics, tweeted the image, writing that Trump “just retweeted this image, of a CNN journalist being killed, run over with by a train 3 days at the end of a woman was killed, run over by a car.” The media rights group said in February that Trump’s attacks on the media don’t “help our work trying to deal with countries care for Turkey, Ethiopia, or Venezuela, just where you’ve governments who want nothing more than to silence, and intimidate the press.” President Donald Trump retweeted an image of a “Trump train” running over a figure with its head replaced by the CNN logo, just three days following the demise of Heather Heyer at a counter-protest against a white supremacist march in Charlottesville. In an additional post on his Twitter account on Tuesday, Trump retweeted a Twitter user accusing him of being a “fascist,” following the president shared a “Fox & Friends” article which said he was “seriously considering” a pardon, for Joe Arpaio, the foregoing sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona.

Users shared screenshots of the tweet by a user that read: “Nothing shall be able to stop the #TrumpTrain!!” Trump deleted the retweet within minutes, appearing to suggest that he knew the image was insensitive in nature following the vehicle-ramming attack….Read The Full Article Here

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