…Seconds later, Fox News host Sean Hannity blames the attack on Rep. Maxine Waters and former President Barack Obama…
Fox News host Sean Hannity blamed Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters for the shooting inside the Capitol Gazette newsroom in Annapolis: "Really, Maxine?" https://t.co/4rFx3HMIrn
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) June 28, 2018
…While lefties quickly point the finger at Milo Yiannopoulos, who’d been texting reporters about “vigilante squads…gunning journalists down”…
Milo Yiannopoulos said reporters should be ‘gunned down on sight’ shortly before Annapolis newsroom shooting https://t.co/1M1a0YGAzP
— Raw Story (@RawStory) June 28, 2018
1. Trump calls the media “the enemy” and the “greatest threat to the country.”
2. 48 hours ago Milo says a vigilante should begin shooting & killing journalists.
3. Today that very thing happened. https://t.co/wV1UxqKFJe
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 28, 2018
Hey Milo Yiannopoulos – two days ago you called for "gunning journalists down." Today it happened. Enjoy prison.
— Palmer Report (@PalmerReport) June 28, 2018
…And others claim Trump has “blood on his hands,” owing to constant drumbeat of “fake news” and “enemy of the people”…
In addition to sending thoughts and prayers, perhaps you can ask your husband to stop demonizing reporters as "the enemy of the people." https://t.co/4QkCkJjWfN
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) June 29, 2018
It turns out that what is really uncivil — and dangerous — is calling the press the enemy of the people.
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) June 28, 2018
— Matt Rogers (@Politidope) June 29, 2018
…Subsequent news reports reveal alleged gunman Jarrod Ramos had nursed a vendetta since Capital Gazette chronicled his harassment of a former high school classmate
The suspect in the deadly shooting at a Maryland newspaper building has been identified as 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos of Laurel, Maryland. I guess we can say he isn’t Muslim or a gang member from Mexico pic.twitter.com/95R2dJtOul
— Stone Cold (@stonecold2050) June 29, 2018
Capital Gazette shooting suspect Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, filed a defamation lawsuit against the paper and a columnist in 2012. https://t.co/GN67m4uyLE
— Capital Gazette (@capgaznews) June 29, 2018
The suspect’s name is Jarrod Ramos. This twitter account includes the decision of a lawsuit filed by Ramos against The Capital newspaper in 2013. Ramos LOST his case alleging defamation. #AnnapolisShooting https://t.co/nIbsBE0zu3
— Weijia Jiang (@weijia) June 29, 2018
In Other News: Electronic Frontier Foundation announces federal lawsuit alleging Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) violates First and Fifth amendments
BREAKING: EFF has filed a lawsuit asking the federal court to declare FOSTA unconstitutional. https://t.co/84U1Kbi4SW
— EFF (@EFF) June 28, 2018
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s 2016 tweets about delaying Senate confirmation of Merrick Garland don’t look too good right now
The next justice could dramatically change the direction of #SCOTUS for decades. The American people deserve a voice in that conversation.
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) March 15, 2016
.@VP – "once the political season is under way…action on a Supreme Court nom. must be put off until after the election campaign is over.”
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) March 2, 2016