ESPN commentator jokes about assassinating Trump after SOTU

ESPN commentator jokes about assassinating Trump after SOTU
Jemele Hill (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – She ought to be receiving a visit any time now from men in black suits wearing earpieces.]

On Tuesday night, Hill tweeted that Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who was in attendance at the SOTU, should yell out “GETCHO HAND OUT MY POCKET.”

That statement is a reference to what one of Malcolm X’s assassins yelled out before they killed the 1960s civil rights leader. has a good write-up on Hill’s tweet, that included this February 26, 2018 Washington Postaccount of the assassination:

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The shooting began in the Audubon Ballroom just as Malcolm X was preparing to speak.

A commotion eight rows back in the Harlem auditorium interrupted him. “N—–, get your hand outta my pocket,” a man yelled that Sunday in February.

“Now, now, brothers, break it up,” Malcolm X told them. “Be cool, be calm.”

Distracted, Malcolm’s bodyguards moved away to break up the scuffle. Suddenly, a man rushed the stage with a sawed-off shotgun, and two more fired handguns, hitting Malcolm X in the chin, hand and chest.

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