Ishaan Tharoor of the Washington Post thought he’d compare White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ reaction to the Las Vegas massacre that left 58 dead and more than 500 injured and the botched pipe-bombing at the New York City Port Authority, which injured four, not including the clown who detonated the pipe bomb.
A day after a schmuck failed at blowing himself up in NYC, the White House is using his immigration background as evidence to cause pain and heartache to countless innocent people. A day after a white American killed 58 people and injured more than 500, what did the WH do?
— Ishaan Tharoor (@ishaantharoor) December 12, 2017
Don’t answer that — leave it to CNN’s Brian Stelter.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) December 12, 2017
Pure hypocrisy, right? Or maybe there are important differences between the two events. Maybe stripping away a constitutional right from U.S. citizens isn’t the same as setting immigration policy? Or maybe the body count played into it?
Two different things, but run with it! https://t.co/zXn25i2x33
— Yo (@yo60640) December 12, 2017
— Ministry of Tw🙏tter Goodthinker. (@Melvin_Udall_) December 12, 2017
If the NYC attack had been successful, this would be a fair comparison. Instead, it's like comparing…apples and bananas. https://t.co/IjrP36BVcS
— Brent Jackson (@Atlknox87) December 12, 2017
Nobody died yesterday. Why are you angry about that?
— Pax Trumpiana (@CincinnatusPax) December 12, 2017
Maybe, because no one was killed or injured other than the terrorist?
— MaryHarper (@marymel396) December 12, 2017
speaking of the Las Vegas attack … there still is a lot of unanswered questions about it. sadly the media is more interested in trying to make Trump look bad than find the answers …. journalism has fallen so far.
— james (@thelook01) December 12, 2017
Maybe at the time of Las Vegas it was time to mourn for the ones we lost. Luckily we lost no one yesterday. Seems a pretty big difference to me. You are doing the very same thing you are trying to accuse Trump of-making this situation political.
— Christine Breasbois (@CBreasbois) December 12, 2017
No, Ishaan. The muslim "schmuck" was trying "to cause pain and heartache to countless innocent people". Our President is trying to minimize the muslim threat to our way of life, particularly by ignorant muslim suicide bombers. THEY are the problem, not those protecting us.
— George Ousley (@ExcellGeo) December 12, 2017
Seems like immediately after a terrorist blows his nuts off it is the right time to talk about policies that may have kept him out of the country.
— JustLarry_me (@JustLarry_me) December 12, 2017
Big difference – It is still unclear what happened in Vegas. Yesterdays bomber background and motive is very clear
— Ann Snyder (@Annsnyder3350) December 12, 2017
We knew more about NYC terrorist in an hour than we know about Vegas shooter months later. Are you really that dumb? https://t.co/mZSY1xDAaV
— Dougs Slaughterhouse (@notthefakeDH) December 12, 2017
I thought you reported on the media–now you're an ideological spokesman?
— Charles Peters (@Charles77288962) December 12, 2017
Speaking if the LV attack. We still don't know one thing about his motive. We have yet to see any video of him taking his stash upstairs in one of the most surveiled places in the world.
If you want us to talk policy you POS, do your fucking job and investigate the incident.
— VictorVonYumYum (@VictorVonYumYum) December 12, 2017
— Robert Donachie (@RJDonachie3) December 12, 2017
Three strikes Brian… you suck today. Better luck tomorrow
— Frida Goman (@Frida_Goman) December 12, 2017
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