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Islamic group criticizes deleted tweet as bigoted

Last Updated Feb 5, 2018 at 5:40 pm ADT

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The conservative Breitbart.com website appears to have deleted a tweet on Monday criticized as bigoted by a civil rights group for Muslims.

Breitbart says it deleted a tweet for not meeting editorial standards. A representative for the company did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but a cached version of a tweet that appears to have been deleted from the site discussed Muslims and the Super Bowl.

In the tweet, a grandfather is asked what the Super Bowl is. The tweet says “lil Muhammad, back the kuffar ran things, they stitched up filthy pig skins … and shoved each other. There was secular music and alcohol — a very haram affair!”

The Council on American-Islamic Relations says it was symptomatic of bigotry regularly seen in the media.

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