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Donald Trump Jr. posted a photo of himself to Instagram on Sunday that showed him holding a machine gun with a magazine emblazoned with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s face.

“Nice day at the range,” Trump Jr. wrote in the caption, thanking two companies for, “adding a little extra awesome to my AR and that mag…”

The “mag” — short for magazine, which holds ammunition — featured a drawing of Clinton peering out from behind prison bars.

That’s likely a reference to the “lock her up” chants popular at his father Donald Trump’s campaign rallies during the 2016 election, a demand from supporters that Clinton be jailed over her controversial private email server scandal.

It’s unclear whether the customized magazine was intended as a threat.

The elder Trump has issued veiled threats at Clinton before, including when he suggested during the 2016 campaign that “Second Amendment people” take Clinton down — a comment that was seen as a threat of violence.

Also on the younger Trump’s gun this weekend was an image of a Jerusalem cross, a medieval symbol that some experts claim has been adopted by white nationalists.

“Crusader imagery on weapons & propaganda has been used by Far-Right terrorists since Breivik,” Akil N. Awan, a senior lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London, tweeted. Anders Breivik, the white supremacist Norwegian terrorist, killed 77 people in both a bomb attack and at a summer camp in July 2011.

It’s unclear whether the image was actually intended as a reference to white nationalist ideology.

Published with permission of The American Independent Foundation.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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