If you imagine a campaign poster for any 21st century presidential candidate with some Nazi soldiers on it, alarm bells would probably go off.
US billionaire Donald Trump — together with his profound facial expressions, hairpiece and controversial statements — tweeted a rather strange campaign poster to his 3.2 million followers recently. He then went on to lead the polls for the 2016 US presidential race.
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The low-budget looking poster, apparently slapped together by an intern, is a montage of Trump’s face, the waving Stars and Stripes, with an acute reenactment of Nazi soldiers marching around. Because ‘Murica…
We’ve seen a lot of mishaps from high-stake individuals and brands over the years. Most of which blamed on the ever-so-present “young intern” or a mysterious hacker.
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The tweet got retweeted hundreds of times before it was deleted, but as the web community usually does with high-profile mess-ups like these, screen grabs will make it live on forever:
However messed up this tweet might be, it doesn’t really shy too far away from the candidate’s overall Twitter feed — most of which are filled with far-right sentiments like:
A nation without borders is no nation at all. We must build a wall. Let’s Make America Great Again! https://t.co/u25yI5T7E8
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 14, 2015
Today I am standing with patriots in Arizona for border security! Build a wall! Let’s Make America Great Again! https://t.co/Ve6IxqXqfb
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 11, 2015
Keep a close eye on his Twitter feed for more fun.