And finally… Comic mistakes construction markings for hate symbols

Actress and comedian Sarah Silverman, who has been an outspoken critic of Donald Trump, found out what it’s like to be the punch line after she posted pictures of swastikas on social media that turned out to be nothing more than common markings used by construction teams.

Silverman was on her way to get coffee when the bright orange ‘swastikas’ on the pavement caught her attention.

She snapped a photo of the hate symbols and uploaded it to Twitter, calling out neo-Nazis for their lack of accuracy and artistic proficiency.

“Is this an attempt at swastikas? Do new nazis not have google?” she tweeted.

Within minutes, Twitter users pointed out that the bright orange hate symbols spray-painted on the sidewalk were not swastikas at all, but common markings used by construction crews to mark a spot where an obstruction, such as a pipe or cable, is underground.

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