But it was a suspicious package that was received at the Florida office of Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz that raised more questions to an already perplexing story.
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) October 24, 2018
Turns out, the reason Wasserman Schultz’s office received the package was that it was addressed to former Attorney General Eric Holder, but had an incorrect address — the Democrat lawmaker’s address was the return address on the package!
BREAKING: Suspicious package sent to @DWStweets was originally addressed to @EricHolder , but had incorrect address… but return address was Wasserman-Schultz office so it went there. Packages sent to @HillaryClinton also had @DWStweets return address. @WPLGLocal10
— Ross Palombo (@RossPalomboWPLG) October 24, 2018
What’s more, all of the packages received Wednesday reportedly were marked with Wasserman Schultz return addresses, as did a bomb that was sent to George Soros earlier this week, according to NBC News.
NBC News: The return address name on the suspicious packages found at Clinton, Obama, and Soros' addresses belongs to DNC official Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) October 24, 2018
BREAKING: Three senior law enforcement officials tell NBC the return address name on the suspicious packages found at Clinton, Obama, and Soros’ addresses belongs to DNC official Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
— Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) October 24, 2018
And while it’s understandable that Wasserman Schultz may not be happy with the Democrat leadership apparatus after losing her gig as head of the DNC, even SHE is smart enough not put her own return address on such packages.
Not that conservatives wouldn’t love to accuse her of being the Unabomber.
But the timing of the packages is even more suspect, coming just two weeks from the midterm elections, as signs of an imminent “blue wave” begin to show it may be more of a ripple, if not a complete backwash.
It certainly doesn’t help Republicans to be associated with the bombs, even as many on the left immediately blamed the GOP with zero evidence to support their claims.
Or President Donald Trump:
Let's be clear about what is happening.
Someone just tried to assassinate five of Donald Trump's perceived political enemies:
Former CIA Director John Brennan
Debbie Wasserman Schultz George Soros
— Zac Petkanas (@Zac_Petkanas) October 24, 2018
Well known game show host Chuck Woolery suggested as much in an astute tweet.
“This Bomb threat is suspicious all right. “Targeting high-profile Democrats just before a midterm?” he tweeted. “You have to ask yourself, who does this sound like? Have Republicans acted this way in the past? To whose advantage is this story? Oh, yes CNN as well? Suspicious? YES!”
This Bomb threat is suspicious all right. Targeting high profile Democrats just before a midterm? You have to ask yourself, who does this sound like? Have Republicans acted this way in the past? To whose advantage is this story? Oh, yes CNN as well? Suspicious? YES!
— Chuck Woolery (@chuckwoolery) October 24, 2018
Conservative talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh questioned who was responsible for the suspicious packages.
“Republicans just don’t do this kind of thing,” Limbaugh said during his radio show. “Even though every event, like mass shootings, remember, every mass shooting there is, the Democrats in the media try to make everybody think right off the bat that some tea partier did it, or some talk radio fan did it, or some Fox News viewer did it. Turns out, it’s never, ever the case.”
But the mystery opens up a whole host of possibilities and suspicions.
Outspoken conservative actor James Woods noted that “just like that, invasion horde disappeared from the news.”
The observation coming as a migrant caravan marches on the southern border and drives support for tougher immigration laws.
And just like that, invasion horde disappeared from the news… pic.twitter.com/N44woUnKUa
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) October 24, 2018
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter to a story that has far more questions than answers at this point.
From the Haymarket riot to the Unibomber, bombs are a liberal tactic. https://t.co/P3YvUorxwL
— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) October 24, 2018
The facts thus far:
Packages sent to Obama, Clinton, Soros, and CNN (John Brennan)
Return address of Debbie Wasserman Schultz was on some
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) October 24, 2018
Is it just me or is it coincidental we have these bomb threats hitting today forcing media to pivot from the caravan migrants and also pull federal focus as its threats are in multiple cities and states. Glad everyone is safe but just an observation
— Kaya Jones (@KayaJones) October 24, 2018
Pro Tip: Never make the package of your postal bomb look exactly like a postal bomb. https://t.co/mz1FPaCzoK
— Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) October 24, 2018
For months CNN squawks that "Trump's rhetoric" will get someone in the media killed. Now, on cue, two weeks before the midterms, someone mails a "bomb" to CNN.
Too obvious snowflakes. America isn't buying it.
— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) October 24, 2018
Hell, even rapid progressive left activist Shaun King isn’t on board with the idea that this was the act of someone on the right. Case closed!
Don't invest too much energy talking about these bombs were sent by a conservative or a Trump supporter. I've been down that path before. We have no idea who sent these bombs. You run the risk of setting yourself up for being very wrong.
Just stay focused and vote.
— Shaun King (@shaunking) October 24, 2018
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