Curt Schilling Under Fire for Comparing Muslims to Nazis (UPDATED)

Legendary pitcher Curt Schilling got himself into trouble when he tweeted, then deleted, an image with text comparing Muslims and Nazis.

According to the WaPo, the ESPN analyst posted the following meme on his Twitter account late Tuesday morning:

curt schilling muslim nazi tweet

Schilling subsequently removed the tweet. However, several fans, followers and trolls took the opportunity to comment on the ex-pitcher’s use of the tweeted image in the first place. Ever the avid social media user, Schilling took it upon himself to address as many of the complaints and compliments as he could:

UPDATE–2:32 p.m. EST: According to an official statement, ESPN has suspended Schilling from his current reporting assignment pending further review:

[h/t the Washington Post]
[Image via ESPN/screengrab]

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