Donald Trump Retweets Fascist, Far-Right UK Hate Group

Donald Trump Retweets Fascist, Far-Right UK Hate Group
Donald Trump throws another curve ball

Earlier today, Donald Trump retweeted three anti-Islamic videos posted by Jayda Fransen, a leader of Britain First. The group is so heinous they are banned from mosques in England and Wales.

Fransen was convicted of religiously aggravated harassment in November 2016 after abusing a woman wearing a hijab.

In addition to “amplifying” the voice of a fascist group, the videos Trump retweeted have been called into question as to the veracity of the content.

One of the videos, showing a “Muslim migrant” assailant beating the Dutch boy is in fact neither a migrant or a Muslim.

So, you understand what a bone-headed move this was, yes?

Folks in the UK were so upset the office of Prime Minister Theresa May issued a statement saying Trump was “wrong” to retweet material from a group that promotes “hateful narratives.”

“British people overwhelmingly reject the prejudiced rhetoric of the far-right which is the antithesis of the values that this country represents: decency tolerance and respect,” said the statement.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the media it didn’t matter if the videos he retweeted were real or not.

“Whether it’s a real video, the threat is real and that is what the president is talking about,” Sanders told reporters.

Folks in the Twitterverse were duly confounded: