Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis finally corrected the record after numerous media outlets quoted him prematurely calling the car accident at the Wilton Manors, Fla. Pride parade a terrorist attack, saying the event “terrorized me and all around me”:

OMFG. So much of the wrong reporting in this story is because of HIM and this is the BS he says now? He’s saying it was a terror attack because he felt personally terrorized by it?

And the “terrorist attack” narrative was born, and then repeated over and over again thanks to this hack:

Note that Trantalis doesn’t take any responsibility for the narrative HE created:

Nor does he apologize:

This really is unacceptable:

He’s going to have to do better than this:

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