New York Times columnist Charles blow didn’t like a question CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Cory Booker in an interview this weekend:
WATCH: NYT's Charles Blow Calls Out Jake Tapper's 'Horrible Question' About Gun Violence https://t.co/VyE41kqPIN
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) June 9, 2019
What question was Booker asked that Blow took offense to? Tapper explained:
I asked which proposed gun laws might actually have had an impact on preventing a gun violence tragedy. https://t.co/TJ3SVGYYkD
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) June 9, 2019
Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler weighed in this way:
In 2015, @washingtonpost Fact Checker reviewed three years of mass shootings and this was the answer –> https://t.co/fqDScPh0fv https://t.co/OPTI7k3XdT
— Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) June 9, 2019
One thing’s for sure: The Left got upset with Tapper because they don’t want to admit that there’s a simple answer to his basic question…
(And the answer as to which proposed gun laws would have had an impact is: none. Saved you a click.) https://t.co/TNNiKhUAij
— Patterico (@Patterico) June 9, 2019
More journalists should be asking the question, not that they will.
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