Eric Trump claimed ‘I’m not the man in the tinfoil hat’ after being widely mocked on Twitter after accusing Democrats of trying to destroy Christianity, families and children .
“I can’t, I can’t think, what these people are doing to this country,” the son of former President Donald Trump gushed at a pro-Trump right-wing rally.reawakening americaThe event takes place Friday in Branson, Missouri.
“How they are trying to destroy Christianity, how they are trying to destroy our families, how they are trying to destroy our children, how they are trying to destroy our history, how they are trying to rewrite our textbooks. That’s the way we do it,” he continued. “Guys, this is a perceived war in this country.”
He said Trump had not taken his comments “lightly.”
“I’m not like a guy with a tinfoil hat,” he added. “But if anyone thinks he’s not weaponizing all of these systems, he’s only one party weaponizing the systems.”
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A video of Trump’s comments quickly went viral on Twitter, drawing scorn and ridicule in equal measure.
This article originally appeared on huff post and updated.