Even the Anne Frank Center celebrated the end to Lord's employment.
"The infestation of anti-Semitism in Trumpworld is a global embarrassment and apparently has no end," Executive Director Steven Goldstein said in a statement. "The president will no doubt engage in distraction now by calling CNN 'fake news.; But CNN is real news, and the Trump administration and its defenders are filled with real prejudice."
GOOD RIDDANCE, JEFFREY LORD. We commend @CNN for firing @POTUS defender Lord for using Nazi salute on Twitter. Our… https://t.co/l4zHf0Ava4— Anne Frank Center USA (@Anne Frank Center USA) 1502399928.0
Trump advocate Roger Stone blasted the network saying "there is something wrong in a world in which CNN fires Jeffrey Lord but retains diva Ana Navarro [sic] who is literally dumber than dog sh*t."
He was quickly called out and mocked for his hostile words as well.
As one Twitter user pointed out, this wasn't Lord's first time using the offensive phrase. It was simply the first time he used the phrase and CNN must have reached the end of their rope .
The rest of the internet was right along with him. You can see the top tweets from activists below:
@SarahBurris I heard he will become Gorka's goatee maintenance engineer.— Adnaney.io (@Adnaney.io) 1502401399.0
God must have spent a little less time on Jeffrey Lord.— Marie Connor (@Marie Connor) 1502398823.0
Jeffrey Lord is defending his "Seig Heil" tweet, saying he was mocking Nazis and fascists. https://t.co/ILULKQnHuF— James Crampton (@James Crampton) 1502403132.0
@kayleighmcenany @GOPChairwoman Maybe that was Jeffrey Lord's audition tweet for Trump TV, or for the WH Comms Role… https://t.co/stUFAO45zH— Khanoisseur 🐶🤦🏻♂️🌎 (@Khanoisseur 🐶🤦🏻♂️🌎) 1502401763.0
@ShawnSRocks @RawStory My thoughts exactly. Oh NOW he's crossed a line.— Beach, please.🏝☀️🍸 (@Beach, please.🏝☀️🍸) 1502400515.0
@RawStory Good riddance. That was a long time coming. Should of fired him when he compared Trump to Martin Luther King.— Marie J. (@Marie J.) 1502401291.0
@RawStory Finally. @CNN took you long enough. Some of your decisions have eroded your creditability. Lord was one on them.— Tribulum (@Tribulum) 1502400432.0
@RawStory https://t.co/gd1rgn5pMr— Lebronsbag (@Lebronsbag) 1502399053.0
@RawStory Good riddance to bad rubbish.— True Blue American Woman 🇺🇸💙🇺🇸 (@True Blue American Woman 🇺🇸💙🇺🇸) 1502399008.0
@RawStory So that's what it takes to lose credibility...— Jason Wells (@Jason Wells) 1502399377.0
@RawStory Another deplorable bites the dust 🤗— joanne savard (@joanne savard) 1502401675.0
@RawStory https://t.co/08BZdE3n7Y— Tejanala (@Tejanala) 1502400927.0
@RawStory Now who's #CNN going to put on air for no purpose other than making intellectually dishonest, fawning rem… https://t.co/Z1xWCAqdf3— Jeff Dannenberg (@Jeff Dannenberg) 1502400567.0
@RawStory Took 'em long enough.— Chai-T (@Chai-T) 1502399940.0
@RawStory Really? God I hope it is true! First Kayleigh and then Lord? Now if we could get rid of that big fat turd David J. Urban...— Greg Cole (@Greg Cole) 1502399132.0
@SarahBurris Probably heading over to Trump TV.— Rex Miller (@Rex Miller) 1502401322.0
An amendment to "never tweet": If it takes a stupid tweet for CNN to fire Jeffrey Lord, I'm all for it. https://t.co/neWCyzg8lG— Dave Weigel (@Dave Weigel) 1502398506.0
The offices of @mmfa react to the Jeffrey Lord news https://t.co/PmDlxbfxqG— Dave Weigel (@Dave Weigel) 1502400408.0
Jeffrey Lord looks like the old man version of the Sandy Hook shooter https://t.co/2fZpBre1E2— Marie Connor (@Marie Connor) 1502399562.0
About Fucking Time!!! CNN severs ties with Jeffrey Lord https://t.co/47aMoytrMH— 🇺🇸MJC🇮🇪 (@🇺🇸MJC🇮🇪) 1502401761.0