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Jeb Bush blows up Twitter with photo of pistol made by company that formerly supplied weapons to Nazis army
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Presidential candidate Jeb Bush shared a scandalous photo on his Twitter which went by viral program for a few hours, showing a picture of a weapon with the one-word caption "America."

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush shared a scandalous photo on his Twitter which went by viral program for a few hours, showing a picture of a weapon with the one-word caption "America."

His tweet was full with a flood of praises, growing sarcasm, strong outrage and others different comments.The Florida ex governor didn't explain anything at once about the picture of the gun inscribed with his name, put it after visiting the weapons maker industry FN Manufacturing in South Carolina. 

The FN is a subsidiary of FN Herstal, a foreign corporation based in Belgium, a company which was known as Fabrique Nationale d'Armes de Guerre for many years, Washington Post said.

This company was requisitioned by the Nazi army and its plants made thousands of weapons for Axis soldiers during the time of World War II, including pistols carried by Nazi officers and pilots. A model was produced by the company which also used by Ally and Axis troops, the report writes.

Nowadays, FN Herstal also brings weaponry to the U.S. Army, including the popular M4 carbine, the M240 machine gun and the MK19 automatic grenade launcher.

Today, Jeb Bush is holding fourth place with 10 percent of the vote. 

His tweet got more than 8,000 likes and 10,000 retweets within an one hour and a half of its posting. It was a record of his account, whose posts rarely received a hundred retweets. 

This meme instantly grow up, with others various photos with the word "America," including Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers quarterback, pretending to smoke marijuana, Hulk Hogan, the wrestler with a rock guitar, and Ronald Reagan, ex President, riding a dinosaur.

Edward Snowden, national Security Agency whistleblower, left comment "Please, delete your account." 

Others gave attention to what President Barack Obama has noticed an "epidemic" of weapon violence.

The USA took more than 366 of mass shootings in 2015, more than 500 people were killed and wounding nearly 2000, by words of the Mass Shooting Tracker.

Few tweets with the word "America" were with photos of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook School massacre in 2012. 

Republican politicians and lawmakers blocked Obama's attempt to pass gun control legislation after the incident.

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