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Liberty’s Jerry Falwell ‘designs’ his own mask using Ralph Northam yearbook blackface photo

‘I will reluctantly comply, but only if this picture of Governor Blackface himself is on it!’

LYNCHBURG, Va. – On Wednesday evening, Falwell posted a clarifying tweet for those outside of Virginia:


Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. is no stranger to controversy and his latest tweet is no different.

On Wednesday afternoon, he tweeted his opposition to to Gov. Ralph Northam’s mask requirement.

While stating his opinion about the decision, he shared a picture of a mask he would wear, which features the picture from Northam’s medical college yearbook allegedly showing him in blackface.

After initially apologizing and accepting responsibility for his actions, the governor later denied that it was him in the photo.

Falwell, a Republican, is a strong supporter of President Donald Trump.

Wednesday’s tweet wasn’t his first against the newly announced mask requirements.


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