President Donald Trump shared a tweet describing New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio as “an anti-Semite thug,” and seemed to compare the NYPD’s handling of protests by Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn with scenes of historical Jew hatred.
“Wow, what does this grim picture remind you of? I am the only thing in the Radical Left’s way! VOTE,” the president wrote in a tweet on Wednesday.
Wow, what does this grim picture remind you of? I am the only thing in the Radical Left’s way! VOTE https://t.co/gnlvm4swFv
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 7, 2020
He linked to a video posted by actor James Woods, a vocally pro-Trump conservative, in which the actor attacked de Blasio as an “anti-Semite thug piece of shit” and appeared to suggest Jews in New York were facing the same persecution faced by Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
“Rounding up the Jews”