The media has crossed the line, AGAIN!
Twisting the words of Donald Trump to create a controversy has become the norm, but fabricating INTENT goes beyond what should be acceptable to any side.
“Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” he said Tuesday at a North Carolina rally. “By the way, and if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.”
While most intelligent people realize Trump was calling on the tremendous voting power of gun owners as a collective, the Hillary Clinton campaign, and her supporters, took the Republican nominee’s comments as an attempt to incite violence against Clinton.
— Emily Cahn (@CahnEmily) August 9, 2016
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) August 9, 2016
Don’t treat this as a political misstep. It’s an assassination threat, seriously upping the possibility of a national tragedy & crisis.
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) August 9, 2016
Putin’s followers often “joke” about opposition leaders being killed. Posters with crosshairs, etc. Then they are murdered and it’s no joke.
— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) August 9, 2016
Trump quickly went on the attack, criticizing Clinton and the “dishonest media.”
— Tamara Gitt (@tamaragitt) August 9, 2016
Media desperate to distract from Clinton’s anti-2A stance. I said pro-2A citizens must organize and get out vote to save our Constitution!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2016
It’s over. Trump has to withdraw from race. His comments about “2nd Amendment people” doing something about Hillary is beyond unacceptable.
— Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur) August 9, 2016
He was joined by the National Rifle Association and others.
— NRA (@NRA) August 9, 2016
— NRA (@NRA) August 9, 2016
@BecketAdams I was in the room and took it to mean that the NRA’s constitutional lawyering is next -level shit.
— David Martosko (@dmartosko) August 9, 2016
Kind of weird how the same violent, anti-gun actors immediately assume violence as opposed to just voting.
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) August 9, 2016
— Kathy- (@BrandensteinKat) August 10, 2016
— Mickey (@MickSPrice) August 9, 2016
@dcexaminer We passed dishonest weeks ago. We’re way into corrupt media, trying to manipulate the electorate. Should be criminal behavior.
— CherylReynolds (@CherylReynolds) August 9, 2016
And at least one person thought the timing was just perfect for the media to distract from the fact that a terrorist’s father was front and center at a Clinton rally.
FYI: This “Second Amendment” Trump assassination story is being blown up by MSM to push Orlando Shooters dad at Hillary rally under the rug
— Milo Yiannopolous ✘ (@NimbleNavgater) August 10, 2016
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