Curt Schilling, a former professional baseball player, recently tweeted out a picture that insinuated that extremist Muslims were similar to Nazis. Here is a picture of the original tweet, as the original has been deleted from Schillings account:
— Nick Bromberg (@NickBromberg) August 25, 2015
Although he deleted the tweet shortly after posting it, nothing on the Internet is safe and it quickly made him a trending topic on Twitter.
Congrats Curt Schilling, you won "D-Bag of the Month"… #StickToTalkingBaseballNOTPassingJudgementsORTalkingHistory
— Anthony DiMoro (@AnthonyDiMoro) August 25, 2015
curt schilling’s rebirth as your ex’s racist uncle who facebooked you after her family dinner that one time is one of sports’ great quirks
— Greg Howard (@greghoward88) August 25, 2015
Curt Schilling is trying to start World War III in his Twitter feed right now. No biggie.
— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) August 25, 2015
Aside from those who are morally against the discrimination of the tweet, however, many are questioning the numbers on the meme Schilling posted and are using it to take logical and comical standpoints against the tweet. People are also using this tweet and its potentially incorrect numbers to bash Schillings intelligence.
Hands down the top response to Curt Schilling's Muslim/Nazi tweet: pic.twitter.com/32quzJ56gZ
— Young Unsweetened (@KFCBarstool) August 25, 2015
— Arash Karami (@thekarami) August 25, 2015
before you weigh in on curt schilling please remember that he's still just a middle aged man from arizona who studied "sports" at jr college
— A Wedged Bear (@tylersnotes) August 25, 2015
Schilling did, however, tweet out an apology less than an hour ago, after deleting the discriminatory tweet.
I understand and accept my suspension. 100% my fault. Bad choices have bad consequences and this was a bad decision in every way on my part.
— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) August 25, 2015
Despite this, Schilling is still a trending topic on Twitter getting feedback of all types from around the Twitter community.