Tennessee Newspaper Prints Ad That Says Islam Is Going to Nuke Nashville

”It is wrong, period, and should have never been published,“ The Tennessean editor says

A full-page paid ad in The Tennessean published Sunday saying that “Islam is going to detonate a nuclear device in Nashville” on July 18 has generated scrutiny of the state’s largest circulated newspaper.

The ad — which is topped with a banner that includes photos of Donald Trump, Pope Francis and a burning American flag — falsely claims that the religion of Islam is going to detonate a nuclear bomb in Nashville, that America is at the end of its history, and that “Donald Trump is the final president.”

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Rosemary Rossi

News Editor • rosemary.rossi@thewrap.com • @RosemaryARossi