A pro-Brexit campaign has been accused of racism after it posted a tweet comparing Angela Merkel to Hitler.
Leave.EU has disgraced itself after it posted an image of Angela Merkel holding her hand up, with text accompanying it reading: “We didn’t win two world wars to be pushed around by a Kraut.”
David Lammy, Labour MP said: “Dear Germany and the EU, please accept our apologies and do not be fooled into thinking Leave EU’s xenophobic bile is representative of the UK.”
Meanwhile, Telegraph journalist Peter Foster called it “embarrassing, toe-curling garbage”.
The disgraceful propaganda came as a response to Merkel’s attempt to forge a deal with Britain today. While Leave.EU saw this instance of international diplomacy as being “pushed around”, others were quick to point out that it was Leave.EU who were at fault.
Lewis Goodall, political correspondent at Sky said: “Perhaps it shouldn’t be but my jaw is on the floor. Britain’s reputation is going to take years to recover.”
He then added: “It’s not just rather vile, it’s clearly racist.”
Leave.EU are now evoking a tragic war to make a dig at a European leader. Politics is becoming uglier by the second.