Actor Jeffrey Wright kicked a hornet's nest of conservative fury by comparing an armed protest in Virginia to a Ku Klux Klan rally.
The star of HBO's Westworld three James Bond films mocked the Richmond gun rally in a tweet, which linked to a Washington Post article on the armed demonstration, and noted the event was scheduled on Martin Luther King Day.
“The organizers aren’t at all bothered that a gun circle jerk in Richmond, VA on #MLKDay has a Klan-rally smell to it?" Wright tweeted. "Wonder why."
The organizers aren’t at all bothered that a gun circle jerk in Richmond, VA on #MLKDay has a Klan-rally smell to i… https://t.co/4p50NTRWY5— Jeffrey We Voted Out That Gameshow Clown Wright (@Jeffrey We Voted Out That Gameshow Clown Wright)1579511671.0
Conservatives howled in rage.
Yeah, and Jeffrey Wright has a Commie smell to him! https://t.co/kevMenPc5v— Samuel Sayer -"Are we not men?!" H.G. Wells (@Samuel Sayer -"Are we not men?!" H.G. Wells)1579543542.0
HOW STUPID DO YOU FEEL NOW? Actor Jeffrey Wright: Virginia Gun Rights Gathering Has a 'Klan Rally Smell to It' https://t.co/tECl7YoPIz— ❌ 6 % Marci Newman Kitcho ❌ (@❌ 6 % Marci Newman Kitcho ❌)1579543549.0
And Jeffrey Wright's Asinine comment has a 'Really Stupid Smell' to it. I wonder who wrote that comment for him? Ma… https://t.co/DF0YyXXX2c— Lakewood Bob (@Lakewood Bob)1579543575.0
@BreitbartNews Jeffrey Wright is just showing his own personal Blancophobic Racism. Hes a bigot, hes the face of prejudiced hate.— NC Zero (@NC Zero)1579543880.0
Pretender Jeffrey Wright is a moron. https://t.co/4LD9tZ446R— Hotep Pete Garcia ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@Hotep Pete Garcia ⭐️⭐️⭐️)1579542294.0
@PatriotGeorgia Please enlightened one Jeffrey Wright, tell us what a Klan Rally smells like without showing your utter ignorance.— Jeff McCutcheon (@Jeff McCutcheon)1579541814.0