Actor Tom Arnold, most known for being Roseanne’s husband, has been fiercely critical of Trump, not unlike many other Hollywood celebrities.
But, this time, did he go too far?
Replying to a tweet President Trump sent out just before taking the stage at his rally in Dallas that included footage of the massive crowd of supporters that showed up, Arnold seemingly made a veiled threat at assassination of our president, tweeting,
“Don’t get too cocky traitor. They showed up for JFK too.”
The tweet has since been taken down on Twitter, but we have a screenshot of Arnold's disturbing tweet referencing the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Here's the tweet by President Trump that Arnold was replying to:
Some are wondering is this violates Twitter's ever-elusive "Community Guidelines"...
Others wonder: why aren't liberals outraged over this?
Still others have implied this is just a sad, sick shot at fame on the part of Mr. Roseanne Barr.
Some think Arnold should be investigated for the apparent assassination threat to the president by the Secret Service or FBI!
But, Tom Arnold isn't sorry, tweeting out more attacks aimed at his critics:
Townhall has more to say about the disgusting tweet made by Tom Arnold:
In a since removed tweet, actor Tom Arnold tweeted a thinly veiled assassination reference to President Trump after he landed in Dallas, Texas for his campaign rally on Thursday.
Trump tweeted that he had just arrived at the American Airlines Center and would be taking the stage shortly. In a reply, Arnold tweeted, "Don't get too cocky traitor. They showed up for JFK too."
Arnold was referring to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy when he was driving through Dallas in 1963.
Arnold has defended the tweet when users wondered if the Secret Service should be aware of his statement. He also tweeted personal attacks against critics, "For what? Patriotism? Blow me suck up."
While Arnold may be taking the assassination threat lightly, but just before he tweeted it out, The Daily Caller noted that a man carrying weapons was detained at the Trump rally:
Actor Tom Arnold took aim at President Donald Trump in a tweet Thursday, appearing to suggest that someone might assassinate him.
Responding to the president’s tweet showing the large crowds waiting to get in to his Dallas rally, Arnold invoked former President John F. Kennedy, saying, “Don’t get too cocky traitor. They showed up for JFK too.”
Arnold appeared to be referencing Kennedy’s assassination — the popular president was shot in Dallas in November of 1963 as his motorcade passed through the city.
Just before Arnold’s tweet was posted, however, Dallas police officers averted a very real threat. According to a report from NBC’s Dallas-Fort Worth affiliate, a man carrying a variety of weapons was detained near the president’s rally before he could cause anyone harm.
“A man wearing a vest, helmet and a backpack near President Trump’s Dallas rally counter-protestors was just detained by Dallas police. Officers confiscated a gun, breathing mask, knee pads & some type of aerosol can,” NBC reported.
Summit Newsadditionally commented:
Actor Tom Arnold raised the prospect of another JFK-style assassination after Trump arrived in Dallas, Texas for an event at the American Airlines Center last night.
After Trump tweeted a video of the huge crowd that awaited him with the words, “Just arrived at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Will be out shortly as we wait for more of you to get in! #TRUMP2020,” Arnold responded with a veiled threat.
“Don’t get too cocky traitor. They showed up for JFK too,” he tweeted.
The meaning of the tweet wasn’t hard to deduce given what happened to JFK in Dallas 56 years ago.
Twitter later removed the tweet saying it violated their rules, but Arnold’s account is still active.