President Donald Trump on Sunday re-tweeted a GIF of himself taking a swing and then “hitting” and knocking down Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.
The videos are edited together, but the President is seen actually golfing and Clinton did trip while boarding Air Force Once as Secretary of State.
Here is the GIF:
The original post was from Twitter user “CNN SUCKS” on Sept. 13. They posted the GIF with the caption: “Donald Trump’s amazing golf swing,” and added the hash tag “Crooked Hillary.”
— CNN SUCKS (@Fuctupmind) September 14, 2017
The President is being harshly criticized on the internet following his retweet, as some users are calling it “crude” and “violent.”
An ex-U.S. campaign advisor based in London, Brian Klaas, tweeted: “Trump’s childish, absurd, and insulting tweets & retweets today continue to show an unhinged, ego-obsessed man, clearly unfit for his office.”
Best-selling author Steven King tweeted: “Trump thinks hitting women with a golf ball and knocking her down is funny. Myself, I think it indicates a severely f—ed-up mind.”
But one Twitter user, Hannah, said: “I laughed. And I laughed even harder after seeing it completely triggered the lunatic liberals!!!”
The video is from when he participated in Wrestlemania 23 in 2007, when he squared off against WWE CEO Vince McMahon during the “Battle of the Billionaires.”
But the video Trump tweeted was edited, so it looks like he is clotheslining and punching a man with CNN’s logo as his head. He used the hash tags “Fraud News CNN” and “FNN.”
That post came after weeks of a growing feud between CNN and Trump, as Trump has vowed to fight back against “fake news” and what he sees as the mainstream media’s continued assault on him after he says they hardly scrutinized President Obama.
Trump claims that the media bias is as clear as ever and some media companies, in his eyes, are more advocacy organization than neutral journalists.