Today we’re seeing a lot of media commentary aimed at conservatives who questioned whether or not the bombs sent to Democrats, CNN and this morning, Robert De Niro, were hoaxes or not. For example:
Trump backers who have suggested the bombs are a liberal hoax:
Mike Flynn Jr.
— Jon Swaine (@jonswaine) October 24, 2018
The moment news reports first surfaced of explosive devices sent to the Clintons, Obamas, and CNN, the counter intuitive, conspiracy-fueled takes started rolling in https://t.co/KjJUrEaGg0
— New York Magazine (@NYMag) October 25, 2018
Asking for a friend: Is it OK for the New York Times to report that investigators are examining the possibility that this was all a hoax?
investigators are “examining the possibility that they were hoax devices that…would not have exploded.” https://t.co/mCH4xjgiLH
— Dana Rubinstein (@danarubinstein) October 25, 2018
From the New York Times:
Was the fake ISIS flag parodying “Larry the Cable Guy” a clue?
At least one of the apparent pipe bombs sent to political figures around the country contained a parody image of the ISIS flag, with part of the terror group’s insignia replaced with the words 'get ‘er done' https://t.co/m5gngFQoFq
— NBC10 Boston (@NBC10Boston) October 25, 2018
So Chris Hayes is saying the ISIS flag on those bombs was actually a … ‘Get Er Done’ sticker? https://t.co/blu2rQjtpG
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 25, 2018
People are asking if there's an ISIS flag on the bomb sent to CNN and John Brennan https://t.co/G4l7hj4701
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 24, 2018