The White House posted and then deleted a tweet on Wednesday that falsely suggested a synagogue’s rock-filled anti-terrorism barrier had been placed on the street by domestic terrorists.
The tweet featured a compilation of video clips from around the country in which people expressed suspicion of the presence of bricks or other objects on the streets. The tweet claimed that “Antifa and professional anarchists are invading our communities, staging bricks and weapons to instigate violence. These are acts of domestic terror.”
One of the video clips showed enclosures filled with rocks on a street in Los Angeles. An unidentified man said the situation didn’t “look right” to him.
But the rock enclosures were there for a good reason. They had been erected outside the Chabad of Sherman Oaks to protect the Jewish facility from potential attacks.
“To all our concerned neighbors and friends, there were false pictures and