Former South Carolina GOP executive
director Todd Kincannon on Tuesday defended tweeting that transgender
people should be put in camps.
“There are people who respect
transgender rights,” Kincannon, an attorney, tweeted on Monday.
“And there are people who think you should all be put in a camp.
“Mental institutions will do just
“I have plenty of compassion for
trannies,” he later added. “They should all be locked up in
mental institutions and their care paid for by the state.”
Kincannon's provocative tweets created
an uproar on Twitter, which continued on Tuesday.
“The trannies are still mad!” he
messaged to his nearly 43,000 followers, followed by suggesting that
Olympian Bruce Jenner was transgender: “just confirmed what we've
long suspected about Bruce 'Manny Lou Retton' Jenner.”
Later he defended his comments: “Jews,
brown people, and gays are born that way. It's ok to hate trannies
because they choose trannyism. Just like Muslims.”