White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren’t going over well


Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ tweet honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is not going over well. 

In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King “gave his life” for the civil rights movement, and that “our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice.” 

Today we honor a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. Our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/wWYdNWtGuy

— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 21, 2019

Here’s the thing: King didn’t give his life. He was assassinated four years after he was blackmailed by the FBI; his family still believes his death was a government-orchestrated conspiracy to silence the civil rights movement.  Read more…

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