Gabriel San Roman
Donald Trump RT's (Then Deletes) OC Woman's Tweet of Train Smashing CNN
Days after Charlottesville, President Donald Trump retweeted a cartoon meme of the "Trump Train" ramming through a journalist with a CNN logo head this morning before deleting it minutes later. The image proved too evocative of Saturday's "Unite the Right" violent race riot in Virginia that turned deadly when white supremacist James Alex Fields plowed through a crowd of protesters with his Dodge Charger, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. A White House official told CNN the train wreck president "inadvertently" retweeted the image and deleted it as soon as it was noticed. Likely story. The president's tasteless retweet is making national headlines, but, of course, there's a local loon at the center of it all.
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