There were plenty of ways to respond to the Charlie Hebdo shooting - rage, sorrow, art, or this striking show of defiance in Nice on Wednesday evening. Then there were these:
In a move Hope Not Hate called "sickeningly vulgar", Britain First used the opportunity to try to sell merchandise by including a link an online shop selling its branded merchandise named the "Patriot Store", in a post about the shootings on its Facebook page.
For some unfathomable reason, USA Today gave hate preacher Anjem Choudhary a platform to discuss the killings. In an op-ed for the paper Choudhary said the "punishment" for those who insult the Prophet Mohamed is death, adding:
Why in this case did the French government allow the magazine Charlie Hebdo to continue to provoke Muslims, thereby placing the sanctity of its citizens at risk?