CNN Quietly Admits the Dayton Shooter Had ‘Extreme Left-Wing’ Beliefs

The mainstream media have hardly said a word on this story, though they've written volumes already on the El Paso shooter and his background — see the latest now

On Monday night, CNN dropped a report on its website about the Dayton, Ohio, shooter who killed nine people — and injured more over the weekend.

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While Democratic presidential candidates have been blaming President Donald Trump for his words, will they now call out Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — whom the shooter cited on his social media account for their words of hate?

See this tweet below.

Are you embarrassed that Joe Biden is our "president"?

The CNN network claimed the shooter had “extreme” left-wing views, which was based on a Twitter feed the gunman most likely owned.

CNN is effectively burying this fact and will try everything in its power to minimize it.

It does not fit the outlet’s agenda.

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CNN ignored the Capitol Hill softball practice attack on Republican lawmakers a few summers ago by a Bernie supporter and volunteer — and some liberals even gloated over GOP Rep. Steve Scalise’s injuries and were never called out by the media.

In other words, in my opinion: CNN = deception.

“A Twitter account that appears to belong to Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts retweeted extreme left-wing and anti-police posts, as well as tweets supporting Antifa, or anti-fascist, protesters,” CNN reported.

“The most recent tweet on the @iamthespookster account was on August 3, the day of the shooting, when he retweeted a post saying, ‘Millenials have a message for the Joe Biden generation: hurry up and die.’ He also retweeted messages supporting Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren,” CNN also noted.

It also reported, “The user’s Twitter bio reads: ‘he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist / I’m going to hell and I’m not coming back.’ One tweet used the hashtag #HailSatan.”

“The account also retweeted posts against ICE agents, including one that said, ‘These people are monsters,’ and multiple posts condemning police, and supporting Antifa protesters, who often use violent tactics. There were also many tweets of selfies, photos with a friend and ordinary memes and nonpolitical content.”

There’s been crickets in the news on this — but volumes written on the El Paso shooter. To me, it’s a perfect example of the two-faced phony Left.

Trump derangement syndrome runs deep in their minds. But how can there be so few comments on so major a story?

Think about it: CNN admitted something that doesn’t help its political cause. I hope this means the network is returning to journalism and dropping activism (sarcasm intended).

Want my gun? Come and take it if you have the guts to do so — otherwise, be quiet.

This sort of hatred and anarchy is what the Democrat candidates are fomenting in America, in my view. Trump derangement syndrome runs deep in their minds. But how can there be so few comments on so major a story?

This piece originally appeared in WayneDupree.com and is used by permission.

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Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF from 1987-1995; he saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield. The father of three, he's the host of "The Wayne Dupree Show."

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