CNN apparently has its anti-President Donald Trump narrative for the Barcelona terrorist attack all set.
On Thursday, while the tragic terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain in which a van plowed into pedestrians killing 13 and injuring dozens, according to Fox News, is still ongoing, Wolf Blitzer had his story ready to go.
Blitzer, and fellow CNN reporter Jim Sciutto, suggested that the Barcelona attack might be a copycat of the Charlottesville white supremacist attack.
Blitzer’s comments came after it was reported that two of the terrorists were holding hostages in a Turkish restaurant after plowing down pedestrians.
“Five days apart you have a white supremacist in Charlottesville use a vehicle to kill,” Sciutto said. “And here you have attackers, at least following to modus operandi of terrorists using vehicles, apparently, to kill as well. Those shared tactics that should be alarming.”
Blitzer, despite many years of confirmed radical Islamic terrorist attacks using vehicles, added political weight to the idea.
“Yeah and there will be questions about copycats,” Blitzer said. “There will be questions if what happened in Barcelona was at all, at all, a copycat version of what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia even though they may be different characters, different political ambitions.”
Sadly, he didn’t end there. Blitzer expanded on the idea and reiterated the obvious similarities.
“They used the same killing device. A vehicle going at high-speed into a group, a large group, of pedestrians.”
Social media lambasted Blitzer for his transparent and politically biased comment.
.@wolfblitzer Since Barcelona is a copycat of Charlottesville (it isn’t as these attacks happened B4) name the hateful ideology. Your rules!
— Yossi Gestetner (@YossiGestetner) August 17, 2017
I call for @wolfblitzer to be fired for trying to insinuate that #Barcelona is a #Charolettesville copy cat. You sir, are NO journalist.
— Oh Susie Cue ® (@OhSusieCue) August 17, 2017
C’mon, @wolfblitzer, you must know #Barcelona attack is not a “copy cat” of #Charlottesville right? pic.twitter.com/EuloZoiucO
— Matt Wilstein (@mattwilstein) August 17, 2017
Like I should expect anything else from CNN. @wolfblitzer just tried to link the Barcelona and Charlottesville attacks to each other. pic.twitter.com/F6dXlfLVbd
— CovJJ ??MAGA (@SoonerJJ79) August 17, 2017
.#FAKENEWS @CNN‘s Wolf Blitzer just said #Barcelona #Islamist terror attack is “copycat” of Charlottesville.
— novaculus (@novaculus) August 17, 2017
Guess what @wolfblitzer you halfwitted, badly dressed, midget loser, NO ONE IN BARCELONA KNOWS OR CARES WHERE CHARLOTTESVILLE IS.
— William Newton ن (@wbdnewton) August 17, 2017
Umm, sure, it’s not like radical Islam has ever used vehicles as weapons before right?
— Sol Roth (@RedeyesXBL) August 17, 2017
All statues of Wolf Blitzer should be torn down, or,at the very least, remanded to the Museum of Fake News 🙂
— Joe Shlabotnik (@dougdrvr) August 17, 2017
So Islamic terrorists take thier playbook from a lone nutbag in #Charlottesville ? When are people going to wake up?
— Tom Giuliano (@tomgiuliano76) August 17, 2017
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