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Trump Goes On Rant About Anti-Semitic Star Tweet: We ‘Shouldn’t Have Taken It Down!’

trumpDonald Trump went on a lengthy rant during his Cincinnati rally tonight about the anti-Semitic tweet that engulfed his campaign in controversy for days.

Trump repeatedly shouted, of the Star of David, “it’s a star!” He echoed his own campaign surrogates by saying it looked like a sheriff’s star and said it’s the “dishonest” media that’s doing the profiling here.

He went on and on about how “Clinton News Network” devoted a lot of coverage to the tweet and how it was on a Neo-Nazi message board before. But Trump not only repeatedly called CNN and the media “sick,” but he said they “shouldn’t have taken it down.”

Okay, so just to review here: the image was created on a Twitter account that also tweeted out this picture:

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Then it made its way to 8chan and posted to a page full of negative comments about Jews and “kikes”:

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The two lowercase h’s in the “hILLhISTORY there are Neo-Nazi online code for “Heil Hitler.”

Watch above, via CNN.

[image via screengrab]

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