GOP Candidate Branded 'Sad' and 'Sick' for Meghan Markle Tweet

GOP Candidate Branded 'Sad' and 'Sick' for Meghan Markle Tweet

Britain's oldest complete skeleton - known as Cheddar Man - was unearthed more than a century ago in Gough's Cave in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset.

Markle, who is a mixed race, has been targeted by racist comments since it was revealed previous year that she is dating Prince Harry.

Republican challenger Paul Nehlen's twitter account was suspended Sunday following a series of controversial tweets regarding Meghan Markle. In the photo, Prince Harry was beside the Suits actress. Nehlen wrote in the caption.

In a Tweet Sunday linking to a report by British tabloid the Daily Mirror, Nehlen defended the posting.

Markle's co-star in the legal drama Suits, Patrick J. Adams, called Nehle "a sad and sick man with no sense of shame or class".

Before his Twitter account was suspended over the controversy, Nehlen responded to the negative reaction with an explanation for his behavior.


Nehlen has been described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as "a defiant mouthpiece for the racist "alt-right", and in Janaury was suspended from Twitter for a week for violating rules banning anti-Semitic content.

"Publishing an article disappearing whites or dispossessing whites of their homelands is wrong; made worse when claiming "science" to "prove" whites never existed", he tweeted before the suspension. "It's not a laughing matter, so I chose to laugh about it", he wrote.

His campaigns hadn't borne much fruit at the polls - Mr. Ryan won the 2016 primary by 70 percentage points. The people on the list reached out to his campaign to complain.

Twitter has in the past few months done "sweeps" of racist and abusive Twitter accounts as part of its bid to make the website more user-friendly.

The list wasn't Mr. Nehlen's first venture into anti-Semitism, having once tweeted "Poop, incest, and pedophilia".

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