Former big leaguer Aubrey Huff’s fear of what he perceives to be socialism caused another social-media uproar this week.
The outspoken and unapologetic Donald Trump supporter tweeted Tuesday morning that he’s teaching his children to shoot guns in case Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders defeats Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Huff earlier in the week also made headlines for complaining about divorce laws and his alimony payments.
“Getting my boys trained up on how to use a gun in the unlikely event @BernieSanders beats @realDonaldTrump in 2020,” Huff tweeted alongside a photo of him holding a hole-ridden gun range target. “In which case knowing how to effectively use a gun under socialism will be a must.”
The 42-year-old Huff, who won two World Series titles with the San Francisco Giants in a 13-year MLB career, received more than 27,000 replies and barely 1,000 retweets to his heavily ratioed missive, including rebukes from celebrities such as Oscar winner Patricia Arquette.
Huff also went back and forth with known Trump critics such as Tom Arnold and Kathy Griffin.
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