Fresh off her headline-grabbing pronouncement that a military coup should be staged against Republican President Donald Trump, controversial comedienne Sarah Silverman hit Twitter Sunday with another jaw-dropping post.
"Walking to get coffee saw these all over a sidewalk in the town I'm in," the left-wing celeb posted. "Is this an attempt at swastikas? Do neo nazis not have google?"
Walking to get coffee saw these all over a sidewalk in the town I'm in. Is this an attempt at swastikas? Do neo na… https://t.co/ODGHERN9vI— Sarah Silverman (@Sarah Silverman) 1486942500.0
Apparently Silverman didn't use Google herself, or else she would have quickly realized the rather familiar symbols were utility markings.
Something other folks on Twitter were keen to point out — rather unsympathetically:
.@SarahKSilverman Check it out. I even spotted a couple of Nazis in broad daylight testing some sort of abortion pr… https://t.co/CueuGyyV6Q— Stephen L. Miller (@Stephen L. Miller) 1486945992.0
.@SarahKSilverman I photographed a Nazi in uniform even giving a salute SMDH https://t.co/harbDhcVjw— Stephen L. Miller (@Stephen L. Miller) 1486946307.0
.@SarahKSilverman Here's another Nazi I spotted attempting to raise an iron cross. Notice it looks just like a T fo… https://t.co/WlOQm1pYJ8— Stephen L. Miller (@Stephen L. Miller) 1486946482.0
Undeterred, Silverman left her post up for the world to mock — and actually defended it:
It's a construction marker. Innocent mistake for a Jew that gets "burn in an oven!" at least weekly on twitter. Sti… https://t.co/RWOKIK7Zqj— Sarah Silverman (@Sarah Silverman) 1486951623.0
"It's a construction marker. Innocent mistake for a Jew that gets 'burn in an oven!' at least weekly on twitter," she posted later. "Still pretty close though."