CNN’s Brian Stelter has shared some “key context” on what happened yesterday that actually leaves out plenty of context:
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 7, 2021
The awful events of yesterday still don’t mean that everybody’s forgotten everything that happened in the months and years leading up to that, as much as the media would like that to be the case:
There has been rioting for most of the past year, and you've excused it because you share the goals of the rioters. You are an awful human being. https://t.co/2FEw8Giufy
— I got your #Unity right here (@jtLOL) January 7, 2021
We must be honest about this:
We've endured yrs of escalating polarization and political violence. Full Stop.
Past 4 Years: Mass shootings targeting lawmakers. Scores dead amid waves of mass demonstrations + riots. Municipal bldgs torched. Fed outposts under months-long siege… https://t.co/d5G0YXL0er
— Kmele (@kmele) January 7, 2021
but no leftist violence that led to this whatsoever, right? https://t.co/qJ4T2XHvcA
— Sante (@cleversnarkyguy) January 7, 2021
That’s apparently what they’d like everybody to believe.
You called this peaceful protest this summer pic.twitter.com/vHKWbp9UyP
— Big Billy (@BaseballPled) January 7, 2021
Look at these two (Frum and Scarborough)….both trying to pretend they weren’t stokers of fear themselves. Is this how the party tries to rehabilitate itself – by pretending it was always all Trump. https://t.co/zcQ7Aj4LPK
— dr zach (@ZachLev) January 7, 2021
By CNN standards, yesterday was “mostly peaceful”
— Brad Soliday (@BradSoliday) January 7, 2021
Literally every single act of violence outside of Charlottesville the past four years was from Democrats. And you called it “peaceful”. https://t.co/IUj8DPQlmC
— Griffin Wild (@GriffCWild) January 7, 2021
It’s a shame the media refuses to acknowledge their role in so much of this rather than simply hoping nobody notices or pretending it never happened.
Yup, they SUCK: Tom Elliott’s montage of media literally ENDORSING political violence from ANTIFA absolutely infuriating (watch) https://t.co/ITFLf0lqEf
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 7, 2021