Posted by Richard Willett - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 2 July 2024

BBC Presenter Calls on Biden to ‘Hurry Up and Have Trump Murdered,’ Deletes Post

 

A BBC radio presenter declared Joe Biden should use the Supreme Court’s presidential immunity ruling to assassinate presidential rival Donald Trump, later deleting his post claiming it was made in jest.

Following the court’s decision Monday, BBC Radio 4 “Briefing Room” host David Aaronovitch, followed by over 180K, wrote on X, “If I was Biden I’d hurry up and have Trump murdered on the basis that he is a threat to America’s security #SCOTUS.”

The remark sparked backlash on social media, with Aaronovitch spending the next hour explaining why it was satirical, and telling one user accusing him of suffering Trump Derangement Syndrome his post was in reference to the Supreme Court ruling.

Within an hour, Aaronovitch proceeded to delete the post, claiming he was angry people didn’t get the “joke” about assassinating a former US president.

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