As impossible as it sounds, the left’s reaction to a pair of shootings over the weekend is almost more egregious than the killings themselves.
With 31 people losing their lives to two crazed gunmen, 22 in El Paso, Texas and nine more in Dayton, Ohio, Democrats and the liberal media wasted little time politicizing the tragedies.
The anti-Trump rhetoric in the media reached unprecedented levels, as seen with MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski, who openly declared on Tuesday’s show that President Donald Trump “wants” these mass shootings.
(For the record, as vile as her assertion is, MSNBC anchor Nicole Wallace managed to top Brzezinski, announcing on national TV that Trump is “exterminating Hispanics” — an allegation so absurd that she was later forced to retract it.)
“Isn’t it okay to deduce that at this point, this is what he wants,” Brzezinski said. “He is inciting hatred; inciting violence; inciting racism. If he doesn’t unequivocally call it off and say this is wrong and we stand together against this, and we are doing this, this and this to help fight hate crime… I mean this is a president who seems to want these things to happen. How else can this be explained if he doesn’t call it off.”
On "Morning Joe" this morning, Mika Brzezinski actually accused the President of the United States of WANTING mass murders to happen.
This is not some random fringe internet news outlet. This is our mainstream media, and one of the most-watched morning shows in the country. pic.twitter.com/NlmWpV1Fw0
— Adam Ford (@Adam4d) August 6, 2019
This reckless rhetoric is standard fare on both MSNBC and CNN, with no checks. The more rabid the on-air personalities are in their toxic hatred of Trump, the greater job security they have.
You have to wonder what Brzezinski was doing Monday when the president strongly condemned “racism, bigotry and white supremacy” in an address to the nation.
“In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy. These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America. Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart, and devours the soul,” Trump said. “We have asked the FBI to identify all further resources they need to investigate and disrupt hate crimes and domestic terrorism — whatever they need.”
There is a concerted effort to link President Trump to the El Paso shooter, who posted an anti-immigrant manifesto on 8chan before his crime — there have been reports that he was also an environmental extremist who embraced Eco-Fascism.
Yet, as hard as the anti-Trump forces work to tie Trump to El Paso, they work just as hard to detract from reports that the Dayton shooter was a self-described leftist who favored Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., for president.
Naturally, Warren gets a pass in the media regarding the Ohio shooting.
Here’s a sampling of responses to Brzezinski from social media users, summarized best by the first example: “These people are pure evil.”
These people are pure evil.
— 19_mo_86 (@19_mo_86) August 7, 2019
MSNBC is a fringe outlet. Another arm of the DNzc.
— Monica (@Monica70293694) August 7, 2019
This is what the left sees as “responsible” rhetoric…
— Jeff Smith (@Jeffsmith5084) August 6, 2019
— Shelly Robison (@RobisonShelly) August 7, 2019
— Trumpism (@amsteelpres) August 7, 2019
Media is out of control. If this continues, the outcome will be catastrophic.
— Jorge Ortega (@JefeO52) August 7, 2019
Sick, sick person.
— Dana (@DanaLovinLife1) August 7, 2019
Lets just game this out for a second. In what possible world would any president want the optics of mass shootings during an election cycle? Seriously. These people are well and truly deranged and THIS irresponsible rhetoric is the true danger to the people.
— Bee? (@infobee) August 7, 2019
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