BuzzFeed News editor in chief takes heat for suggesting Trump would be more indignant, if Sri Lanka, were the victims white

A BuzzFeed-News of the world editor, Miriam Elder, faced game free Sunday for your tweet about President Trump and the Sri Lankan attacks. (AP/BuzzFeed, file)

A BuzzFeed-News of the world editor face game free Sunday, a swipe at President Trump, while tweeting an article about the attacks in Sri Lanka to Easter.

“Would suspect we hear a lot more outrage from Trump and co. if the Christians killed in Sri Lanka were white,” Miriam Elder tweeted with a link to BuzzFeed News.

Elder tweet, as The Washington Examiner reported receiving more comments than likes or retweets. It had almost 2000 replies, 55 retweets and 120 likes as of Sunday evening.

Many of the commentators asked why the BuzzFeed-News of the world editor politicize would attacks the terror.

BuzzFeed News did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Trump on Easter morning and offered condolences to the people of Sri Lanka. The President tweeted about the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, says: “we stand ready to help!”


More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more injured were shaken in eight bomb explosions, churches, and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence in the South Asian island state has seen since a bloody civil war ended ten years ago.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, Sri Lanka’s defense Minister described the bombings as a terrorist attack by religious extremists.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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