August 16, 2017
A tweet quoting Nelson Mandella posted by Barack Obama in response to the situation in Charlottesville has become the most popular Twitter message of all time.
Obama’s tweet has been liked 2.9 million times while 1.2 million people have retweeted it.
He wrote: ‘No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion.’
He continued: ‘People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.’
Finishing his message, he said: ‘For love comes more naturally to the human heart that it’s opposite – Nelson Mandela.’
This article was posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 6:26 am