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February 18, 2022
Washington Commanders defensive tackle wishes he could dine with Hitler
By Ron Kampeas
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A defensive tackle for the NFL’s Washington team said that if he had his druthers he’d break bread with Adolf Hitler.
Jonathan Allen removed his offending tweet on Wednesday after Twitter blew up with outrage.
Allen, who was drafted by the newly renamed Washington Commanders in 2017, opened up in an “ask me anything” tweet, and a fan asked him who were the three people, dead or alive, he wanted to dine with.
He listed his grandfather, Hitler and the late pop star Michael Jack...