Curt Schilling tweets about shirt touting violence against media
© Getty Images

Former Red Sox pitcher and potential politician Curt Schilling signaled Monday that he thinks a T-shirt about hanging journalists is amusing, calling the shirt "awesome." 

"So much awesome," Schilling said on Twitter, including a photo of a man wearing the T-shirt that went viral on Sunday. 
He defended his remarks, arguing the T-shirt and his original comment was meant sarcastically. 
He also repeatedly tweeted out a video of Australian-born comedian Steve Hughes's skit on taking political correctness too far. 
The Reuters photo taken of a man wearing the T-shirt at a Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency MORE rally in Minnesota went viral earlier this week after a Washington Post reporter shared the image on Twitter. 
Zazzle, a website that sold the shirt, told The Hollywood Reporter on Monday that it was no longer being sold amid backlash over its message.
A Suffolk University/Boston Globe survey released late last month found Schilling — who supports Trump — trailing Warren by more than 30 points in a hypothetical matchup.