Internet trolls accuse Hoylman of lying about swastika

State Senator Brad Hoylman with other elected officials representing the Greenwich Village area, the heads of two universities and local clergy members (Photo by Sabina Mollot)

State Senator Brad Hoylman with other elected officials representing the Greenwich Village area, the heads of two universities and local clergy members (Photo by Sabina Mollot)

Meanwhile, pols denounce hate crime in Village

By Sabina Mollot

Following State Senator Brad Hoylman’s posting of a swastika found in his building on Twitter, which was picked up by a few news outlets, Hoylman’s Twitter was been hit with a number of trolling tweets, including a few that called the senator a liar.

“It is obvious who is facilitating this nonsense. When we find the evidence, you will be replaced for #LYING,” wrote one.

User “Slavic Harvest” wrote, “You carved it yourself you Jew hahahahaha.”

A user with the handle “Otto Hofler” chimed in, “Probably your local rabbi did it.”

When another user shot back at this comment to say, “It makes me happy my atheist dad killed so many Nazis,” “Hofler” tweeted, “Sad? We in the White House now.”

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