Viewers pointed out an oddity at a rally as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump acknowledged some ‘Blacks for Trump’ signs behind him.
“I love the signs behind me,” Trump said Tuesday at a campaign rally in Florida. “Blacks for Trump. I like those signs.”
But one of those signs, in direct view of cameras focused on Trump and held by a white woman, unleashed a torrent of comments on social media.
Trump notices signs behind him: “Blacks for Trump — you watch. You watch.” pic.twitter.com/UrQO6wPXMe
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) October 25, 2016
Signal the Twitter meltdown.
Trump rally in Florida today features a “Blacks for Trump” sign, brought to you by an old white woman pic.twitter.com/71MJfKLswI
— Omar Ghabra (@omarghabra) October 25, 2016
— BRANDON LEE 3TV (@BrandonLeeTV) October 25, 2016
“Blacks for Trump” signs waving behind Trump as he speaks in Florida. Held up by white people. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) October 25, 2016
Trump says “I love the signs behind me: Blacks for Trump.” Sign is clearly being held by a blond, white lady.
— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) October 25, 2016
— Mrs Hellwinger (@mrshellwinger) October 25, 2016
Some pointed out that this was not the first time this has been seen at a Trump rally.
We saw the white lady with the Blacks for Trump sign thing two weeks ago, too. https://t.co/Wk1PIgllEV
— David Waldman (@KagroX) October 25, 2016
This has happened multiple times. https://t.co/y0SsPmwdjS
— Haunt-a Ma-eerie Cox (@anamariecox) October 25, 2016
Folks noticing the white woman behind Trump with the “Blacks for Trump” sign… Happens often. Here’s a photo from Las Vegas last week. pic.twitter.com/nyqS0nnucx
— Chris Moody (@moody) October 25, 2016
But Twitter users continued the discussion, offering multiple theories for why the woman was holding this sign and even giving some perspective about the attention the whole incident was getting.
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— Omar Locke (@OmarLocke_36000) October 25, 2016
— K (@kurweezy_) October 25, 2016
@omarghabra But its fine for cuck whites to march with BLM,more liberal hypocrisy.
— Ben E Blanko (@ben_petrie) October 25, 2016
Well, in all fairness, her last name could be “Blacks.” ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/JFG3h08baB
— G O L D I E. (@goldietaylor) October 25, 2016
Blacks for Trump leaving the Trump rally in Naples, FL pic.twitter.com/xBujmNj0Sd
— Dustin Stockton (@DustinStockton) October 23, 2016
@AnnaMariaDP next to a black man holding the same sign…. but hey whatever the media shows you. Lol
— BradmanTV® (@BradmanTV) October 25, 2016
— Christopher Maher (@nightMAHER) October 25, 2016
— The Daily Dish (@TheDailyDish2) October 25, 2016
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