Australian politician mistakenly quotes neo-Nazi, deletes all his tweets
He’s one of Australia’s most outspoken politicians, but conservative South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi has decided to go radio silent on social media.
On Tuesday, Bernardi mysteriously deleted all his tweets but left his profile intact
It’s unclear why Bernardi bid adieu to tweets of times gone by, but on Nov. 22, he made an epic Twitter fail. Bernardi mistakenly quoted a neo-Nazi on the social media platform: “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise.”
The quote — often attributed to Voltaire — is actually by American Holocaust-denier Kevin Strom, adapted from his essay titled “All America must know the terror that is upon us.” Read more…
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