We’re past the point of ridiculous.
President Trump requested that all flags be flown at half staff to honor the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. But an NBC contributor doesn’t really believe that’s the real reason the flags have been lowered.
Are you ready to go down the rabbit hole with this one?
Frank Figliuzzi, a former FBI Assistant Director says that it’s to honor Hitler instead.
Here’s how he came to that conclusion:
“The President said we would fly our flags at half mast until August 8th. That’s 8/8. Now I’m not going to imply that he did this deliberately, but I am using it as an example of the ignorance of the adversary that’s being demonstrated by the White House. The numbers 8/8 are very significant in neo-Nazi and white supremacy movement. Why? Because the letter ‘H’ is the eighth letter of the alphabet and so to them the letters 8/8 together stand for ‘Heil Hitler.’ So we’re going to be raising the flag, back up, on 8/8. No one’s thinking about this.”
This is a REAL stretch here.
Watch the clip below.
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