Donald Trump Blames Intern For Nazi Photo Blunder

Donald Trump Blames Intern For Nazi Photo Blunder

Twitter has erupted after Donald Trump’s #MakeAmericaGreatAgain tweet featured a picture of the Presidential hopeful, the american flag, some US$100 bills and a photo of Nazi SS soldiers.

In the bottom right hand corner, there is a photo of soldiers who are actually men dressed as the Waffen-SS, the notorious military wing of the Nazi SS.

The original photo can be found on photo site iStock. The image was taken at a World War II reenactment near Kent, England.


John Schindler, a former national security affairs professor at the US Naval War College, took to Twitter to complain about the tweet:

A Trump campaign spokesperson blamed the whoopsie on an intern: “Mr Trump has been in Charlottesville, Virginia all day at the opening of a development. A young intern created and posted the image and did not see the very faded figures within the flag of the stock photo.

“The intern apologised and immediately deleted the tweet.”

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