Editor’s Pick: Townhall on CNN Blaming ‘Car’ for Waukesha Attack

November 29th, 2021 9:58 AM

On Sunday, Townhall’s Rebecca Downs reported on CNN sending off a “problematic tweet” about the deadly attack on a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She quoted the media outlet’s tone-deaf social media post: “‘Waukesha will hold a moment of silence today, marking one week since a car drove through a city Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring scores of others,’ the tweet reads.”

Downs explained: “Last week, the Washington Post drew some pretty heavy criticism for a now deleted tweet that spoke about ‘the Waukesha tragedy caused by a SUV,’ but made no mention of the suspect, Darrell Brooks, Jr., who allegedly drove the truck that killed six2 people and injured many more at a Christmas parade last week.” As she noted in her headline, apparently CNN learned no lesson from the Post’s equally embarrassing description of the brutal crime.

Read the full article on Townhall.