WATCH: Did Laura Ingraham Make a Nazi Salute at the RNC? by the Forward

WATCH: Did Laura Ingraham Make a Nazi Salute at the RNC?

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Social media users criticized conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham for appearing to make a Nazi-salute at the Republican National Convention.

Ingraham concluded her Wednesday night speech, during which she praised Republican nominee Donald Trump, by waving to a cheering audience. In the beginning of the wave, her outstretched arm was reminiscent of the salute made by Nazis in Germany to signal obedience to Adolf Hitler.

On Twitter, users slammed Ingraham’s gesture.

But everyone didn’t agree.

In March, Abraham Foxman, the former head of the Anti-Defamation League, slammed Trump for asking attendees at a rally to raise their hands in a pledge of support, calling it “a fascist gesture.”

Watch the video of Ingraham’s speech and decide for yourself:

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Josefin Dolsten

Josefin Dolsten

Josefin Dolsten is a former news fellow at the Forward, writing about politics and culture, and editing the Sisterhood blog. She received an MA in Jewish Studies and Comparative Religion from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a BA in Government from Cornell University. Follow her on Twitter at @josefindolsten.

WATCH: Did Laura Ingraham Make a Nazi Salute at the RNC?

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