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Bozell: NYT’s ‘Flaming Pile of Garbage’ Promotes Debunked Theory Palin Incited Giffords Shooting

Craig Bannister
By Craig Bannister | June 15, 2017 | 11:40 AM EDT

MRC President Brent Bozell

Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement blasting The New York Times Editorial Board for their intentionally fallacious editorial on the Alexandria shooting.

Bozell explains that The New York Times even knew they were peddling fake news – since it has even admitted in another article that Palin didn’t inspire the shooting:

“The New York Times Editorial Board should be embarrassed by the flaming pile of garbage they published today.  Even in the face of a radical leftist's attempted assassination of numerous members of Congress, they try to find a way to cast blame on... conservatives!

“Their editorial perpetuates a long-debunked leftist conspiracy theory about Gov. Sarah Palin inciting the Giffords shooting. They know better. The New York Times’ own news reporters declared just yesterday that there was no evidence linking Palin to the Giffords shooting!”

Thus, Bozell is demanding that The New York Times apologize to Palin for knowingly and willing smearing her:

“If The New York Times Editorial Board is going to declare that one cannot place blame on Sen. Sanders for the Alexandria shooting, they must apologize to Gov. Palin for dragging her name through the mud to score cheap political points.”