In a journalist stretch that defies imagination, The Washington Post has found someone else to blame for the shooting of Republican Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, lobbyist Matt Mika, House GOP aide Zack Barth, Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, Capitol Police Officer David Bailey, and Texas Rep. Roger Williams. In their revisionist history, shooter James Hodgkinson cannot be held personally accountable for his murderous rampage. Instead, they postulate that he just may have possibly heard a radical right-wing radio host in his hometown and that drove him to this act of savagery. What do you think about this?
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The Washington Post struck out with many on social media over an article that appears to blame a right-wing Illinois shock jock for the Virginia shooting rampage by a Trump-hating, Bernie Sanders volunteer who targeted Republicans during a baseball practice.
The lengthy piece takes aim at the foul-mouthed Bob Romanik, who spews invective on the AM dial from a studio in Belleville, Ill., shooter James Hodgkinson’s hometown.
“What’s the point of this?” Buzz Feed political reporter Katherine Miller asked on Twitter. “The shooter hated Trump and there’s no indication in the story he listened to this pro-Trump host.”
What’s the point of this? The shooter hated Trump and there’s no indication in the story he listened to this pro-Trump host. https://t.co/7mb4nLIjT6
— Katherine Miller (@katherinemiller) July 8, 2017
Washington Examiner political correspondent and Fox News contributor Byron York tweeted, “Revision of the year: WP suggests, without evidence, Alexandria shooter was inspired by right-wing bigoted radio talker.”
“Devoted Bernie supporter shoots up baseball field of Republicans. Washington Post blames pro Trump talk radio in his hometown for it,” Heat Street contributor Stephen Miller said in a tweet………..
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