As we’ve reported, NPR recently took a swing for the “bombshell” fences and ended up striking out over a report about the NRA acknowledging about 20 “Russian-linked contributors.” The lede sounded pretty ominous, as was the obvious intent, but upon deeper examination, the amount of money in question was around $2,500 and was mostly membership dues paid by American citizens residing in Russia.
Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu still isn’t satisfied and has penned a strongly worded request:
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) April 17, 2018
“Links to the Kremlin”? Nice try, congressman. And hasn’t all this already been explained? Why yes it has:
The #NRA did answer Ted
It was $2500 for magazine subscriptions and dues
— Jim Hanson (@Uncle_Jimbo) April 18, 2018
But nobody expects the Democrats to let reality put a crimp in the preferred narrative.
Oh man they’re so pwned! How will they ever recover? https://t.co/sH3eCJW3FW
— Ashe Schow (@AsheSchow) April 17, 2018