Media Blame Conservatives, NRA Before Knowing Anything About San Bernardino Shooter

On Wednesday, another mass shooting occurred in San Bernardino, CA, at a social care center for people with developmental disabilities. Before police had even identified the shooter, liberal journalists on Twitter came to their own conclusions: It must be a crazy right-winger.

Without a second thought, they blamed conservatives, the GOP and the NRA for the shooting.

Less than an hour into the breaking news of the shooting, Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos and co-founder of Vox, blamed the GOP for “shooting up America.”

M.S. Bellows, Jr., a contributor to The Guardian, Alternet and Huffington Post advocated violence against NRA members, comparing them to Nazis:

He went on to blame the NRA for “stoking the conditions for mass shootings”:

Vox’s Matt Yglesias made this slam at conservatives:

At the same time, former Cosmopolitan senior political editor and columnist for The Guardian, Jill Filipovic joined in the call for the GOP to adopt stricter gun control:

And claimed that the NRA “supports irresponsible gun owners”:

Christine Nangle, a writer for Inside Amy Schumer, blamed pro-lifers:

While sex columnist and liberal troll Dan Savage said this about GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson and conservative columnist Ben Shapiro:


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