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February 12, 2017 8:37 am

‘Captain America’ Chris Evans Accused by Former KKK Leader David Duke of Supporting ‘Zionist Wars’ in Twitter Feud

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Chris Evans. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Chris Evans. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

“Captain America” star Chris Evans went to battle on Twitter last week against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, who accused the actor of supporting “Zionist wars.”

The Twitter feud began on Wednesday when Evans, who is not Jewish, criticized the white supremacist for supporting the appointment of Republican former senator Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. Duke lauded Sessions as someone suited for “the project of taking America back,” to which Evans replied, “If David Duke….DAVID!…DUKE!… thinks you’re right, then you are unequivocally wrong. The confirmation of @jeffsessions is beyond words.”

Duke fired back, calling Evans a “typical dumb actor” and adding, “If everything I say is wrong, then when I say I oppose these Zionists wars, you must be for them, Captain America!?”

Evans took another stab at Duke on Thursday, tweeting a link to choice quotes — including one that refers to Jews as “a blight” — along with the message, “Well if these nuggets of bigotry are some of your OTHER thoughts, then I stand by my original tweet.” The actor ended by saying, “We can’t let hatred be the loudest voice.”

Duke finally tweeted, “Captain America inspires the ‘Theoretical Marxist’ in all of us.”

 

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