A Maryland man who alarmed families by showing up at a bus drop-off site for elementary school students has apparently posted admiringly of Adolf Hitler, a report said Thursday.
J'den McAdory, who made national news last week for his daily presence at the drop-off site in Severn, posted comments to his Twitter account May 11 that appeared to praise the Nazi dictator, reported WBAL-TV.
"I did hours of research on A-H," McAdory posted. "I gotta say, he's a remarkable leader."
\u201cI did hours of research on A.H . I gotta say he\u2019s a remarkable leader\u201d— vlonejdenn (@vlonejdenn) 1683850132
McAdory told the TV station the post was not referring to Hitler and insisted those were the initials of a relative whom he refused to name, but Howard Libit, executive director of the Baltimore Jewish Council, said extremists used A-H as code for the Nazi leader.
"'A-H' generally stands for Adolf Hitler, I don't know of another explanation for it," Libit said.
Despite the post seeming to indicate McAdory had done hours of research on the topic, he claimed not to know much on Hitler or his leadership.
"I haven't thought too deep about it," he told the TV station. "I'll need to think about that one more."
McAdory, who sometimes wears a "Make America Great Again" hat, claims his months-long demonstration was a protest against Democratic Gov. Wes Moore's gun safety laws, but community members don't appreciate his armed presence at the bus stop.
"We're not interested in having people with guns patrolling the community," Carl Snowden, with the Caucus of African American Leaders. "Every time you turn around, there's another mass shooting, and we're trying to prevent that from occurring in Anne Arundel County."
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