Trump may have just made his most ridiculous gaffe yet. An image tweeted from his official campaign account featured Trump’s face superimposed over the American flag with piles of dollar bills, the White House, and…Waffen SS soldiers:
The soldiers in the picture are from this stock photo:
Who are wearing these uniforms:
Which belong to the Waffen-SS, the armed divisions of the notorious Schutzstaffel- the paramilitary organization that ran the concentration camps and committed countless atrocities in the Nazi invasion of Europe. While clearly a mistake, it really says something that the Trump media division is being handled so carelessly.
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Opinion columnist and former editor-in-chief of Occupy Democrats. He graduated from Bennington College with a Bachelor's degree in history and political science. He now focuses on advancing the cause of social justice and equality in America.