CBS/NBC Ignore Drunk-Driving Illegal Immigrant Killing Colts Linebacker

With the liberal media joining Democrats in the ongoing battle to save DACA and for no border wall, CBS and NBC ignored the killing of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson at the hands of a drunk-driving illegal immigrant during their popular morning and evening shows Monday. Instead, CBS Evening News hyped Space X launching a Tesla Roadster into space and NBC Nightly News whined about how cold the WINTER Olympics were going to be.

The only major network news outlet to mention the tragic death, which occurred the morning of the Super Bowl, was ABC during Monday’s World News Tonight. “To the index of other news tonight. The alleged drunk driver accused in the death of an NFL player,” announced anchor David Muir during a news brief lasting 23 seconds. “Police say Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver were struck and killed, standing on the emergency shoulder of I-70 in Indianapolis.”

Often times, the liberal media leave out the legal status of an illegal immigrant who commits a crime, but Muir didn’t do that. “Investigators arresting Manuel Orrego-Savala of Guatemala accusing him of living illegally here in the United States, adding he's been deported twice before according to the authorities,” he noted.

 

 

According to a Fox News report on the killing, Orrego-Savala blew a 0.239, or three times the legal limit, during a blood alcohol test. “Drivers in Indiana are presumed intoxicated with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol level,” Fox News’ Grey Norman wrote.

“Orrego-Savala fled the scene but was arrested shortly thereafter by the responding officer. He then gave police the alias of Alex Cabrera Gonsales,” the Fox News report added. “Jail records viewed by Fox News on Monday morning said Orrego-Savala, under the alias of Gonsales, was driving without a license.”

And to make the situation even worse: “A state trooper who responded to the crash also struck the body of one of the victims in the center lane when he slowed his cruiser down to investigate, according to FOX59.”

CBS did mention Jackson’s death at one point, but it seemed like they were doing their best to hide it because the only time they reported on it was at 4:12 a.m. Monday morning during CBS Morning News.

Transcript below:

 

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ABC
World News Tonight
February 5, 2018
6:53:07 PM Eastern [23 seconds]

DAVID MUIR: To the index of other news tonight. The alleged drunk driver accused in the death of an NFL player. Police say Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver were struck and killed, standing on the emergency shoulder of I-70 in Indianapolis. Investigators arresting Manuel Orrego-Savala of Guatemala accusing him of living illegally here in the United States, adding he's been deported twice before according to the authorities.


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