MSNBC’s Schultz Comes Under Fire for Alleged Tweet About Holocaust


Ed Schultz came under fire on Monday for reportedly sending out a tweet that appeared to emphasize how gay people were persecuted during the Holocaust, giving the impression they were the ones who were “really” the ones being persecuted.

Here’s the alleged tweet in question:

Mediaite has not independently confirmed the authenticity of the tweet, which was picked up by a number of conservative sites, the point of contention being that Schultz emphasized how gays were persecuted by the Nazis and downplaying the horrors endured by the Jews.

The Drudge Report picked up on the news, and conservative reactions poured in on Twitter. Here’s some of the reaction:

And aside from a report on Talking Points Memo about the outcry, the reported tweet did not get much play from non-conservative news outlets and commentators.

[h/t TPM]
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