MSNBC Allows Dem Strategist to Claim DC Shooter Brought 'Assault Weapo

September 24th, 2013 1:24 PM
It's an immutable fact that Aaron Alexis only brought a shotgun to the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard last week. Despite this, MSNBC's Chris Jansing on Monday didn't challenge Democratic strategist Steve McMahon when he claimed on the program bearing her name Alexis "walked in with an assault weapon" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Navy Yard Shooter Bought a Shotgun - as Biden Suggested, Maher Points

September 23rd, 2013 2:05 PM
It's with good reason that Bill Maher's liberal politics don't prevent many conservatives from enjoying his comedy. They know it's just a matter of time before Maher notices that the emperor is strolling down the sidewalk shorn of attire, and Maher will mock him regardless of the target's political affiliation. (Video after the jump)

Piers Morgan Shows Colleague Buying AR-15 in 'State Where Alexis Bough

September 19th, 2013 1:35 PM
For several days, NewsBusters has been calling on CNN's Piers Morgan to retract the repeated claim he made on his program Monday that Aaron Alexis brought an AR-15 with him during his attack on the Washington Navy Yard. Rather than doing that, CNN's anti-Second Amendment host aired a video Wednesday of Morgan Spurlock buying a - wait for it! - AR-15 from a Virginia gun store, "…

AP's Claimed 'Correction' of Error on Use of AR-15 in Navy Yard Murder

September 18th, 2013 11:40 PM
With the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, it's always a good idea to verify whether a claimed correction has truly taken effect. In the case of the wire service's claim, relayed by Paige Lavender at the Huffington Post, that Aaron Alexis used an AR-15 in the Navy Yard murders yesterday, it hasn't really happened. Lavender's relay claiming AP's…

Turns Out Ed Schultz is Conservative - On Guns

September 18th, 2013 5:35 PM
This won't go over well at MSNBC to say the least. In the wake of Monday's shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, radio libtalker Ed Schultz, who also hosts an MSNBC cable show, wasted little time in saying further restrictions on gun owners would be pointless. (Audio after the jump)

CNN's Piers Morgan Still Hasn't Retracted Claim DC Shooter Used an AR

September 18th, 2013 11:53 AM
On Tuesday, NewsBusters called on CNN's Piers Morgan to retract his errant claim from the previous evening that Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis brought an AR-15 with him to the massacre. Much to our dismay, Morgan still has not done so.

CNN Reports DC Shooter Didn't Use an AR-15, Will Piers Morgan Retract

September 17th, 2013 11:01 AM
As NewsBusters previously reported, CNN's Piers Morgan repeatedly claimed Monday that the alleged Washington, D.C., Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis brought an AR-15 into the facility. Morgan made such assertions despite reports that this might not have been the case. On Tuesday, CNN.com reported that not only didn't Alexis bring an AR-15 with him, that type of rifle might not have been…

Piers Morgan Claims DC Shooter Brought in 3 Guns Including AR-15 But T

September 16th, 2013 9:53 PM
CNN’s Piers Morgan began his program Monday claiming that Aaron Alexis, the alleged shooter at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard, entered the facility "armed with an AR-15, another rifle, and a semi-automatic Glock." But this is currently under dispute with some believing Alexis initially possessed only a shotgun and that the other weapons he took from fallen security officials…