I try not to jump on stories the foundations of which I am uncertain, but the left has no such constraints. So consumed with hate, the left-wing media seized upon the tragic shooting in Club Q in Colorado Springs and it could not resist blaming anyone and everyone on the right.
NBC reporter Brandy Zadronzy blamed “Q Anon.”
“The LGBT community has always been a subject of hatred for a certain brand of fringe kind of person, right? But something happened in March and April of this year,” Zadronzy told MSNBC host Chris Jansing. “In March and April of this year, as the far right-wing conservatives sort of got over CRT or Critical Race Theory, they needed a new boogeyman and they leapt on LGBTQ community members, specifically trans people, their doctors, their caregivers, libraries that had books that were LGBT-focused. This was really just sort of the cause célèbre on the far right.”
Over at the Washington Post Brian Broome went nuts hammering Lauren Boebert
After the shooting at the LGBTQ Club Q in Colorado Springs, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), gun rights advocate and representative for her state’s 3rd Congressional District, tweeted the following: “The news out of Colorado Springs is absolutely awful. This morning the victims & their families are in my prayers. This lawless violence needs to end and end quickly.”
In her tweet, Boebert left out the “news” that a lone gunman entered an LGBTQ space and began shooting, killing five and injuring at least 25. I’m betting Boebert did not mention these specifics because that would ruin her brand: the gun-toting, queer-hating, God-loving, outlaw whose job it is to own the liberals. If she had tweeted the specifics of the night and its tragic outcome, it might cause some of her followers to see LGBTQ people as human beings. And she can’t have that.
They blamed Ron DeSantis
During an interview with NBC on Monday, GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said that politicians like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) “have to stop spreading lies. These are lies that they’re spreading and they’re causing pain and death and murder against our community, in addition to insufficient gun safety in this country. Couple that all together and you have what happened on Saturday night.” And also stated that “whether or not the motive on Saturday night turns out to be hate,” “it’s still an environment and a culture that we’re living in and that politicians are leading.”
A survivor of the Pulse night club shooting blamed the right
A survivor of the Pulse nightclub massacre has issued a powerful condemnation of the latest attack on his community and begged for LGBTQ people to be treated “with a basic level of decency and respect.”
Brandon Wolf, who was at the Orlando nightclub in June 2016 when a gunman killed 49 people, appeared on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” to discuss Saturday’s mass shooting at Club Q, a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs. The shooting killed five people and injured 19, and came amid an ongoing surge in Republican-driven legislation and hateful rhetoric targeting LGBTQ rights.
Another NBC hack chimed in
NBC reporter Ben Collins said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that “Republican politicians” and the “internet’s far-right machine” were targeting transgender people, which resulted in Saturday’s shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, CO.
Collins said, “I do want to say, though, am I doing something wrong here? Here are some headlines that I wrote the last six months. ‘Fueled by internet’s far-right machine, anti-LGBTQ+ threats shut down trans rights and drag events.’ Remember, there was a drag event happening in Colorado. ‘Anti-trans stalkers at Kiwi Farms,’ which was an anti-trans website that stalks people, ‘are chasing one victim around the world. Their list of targets is growing.’ That was a couple of months ago. ‘Doctors under threat from far-right activist for providing trans care.’ ‘Boston Children’s Hospital faces bomb threat after right-wing harassment campaign.’ There were three of those bomb threats. ‘FBI charges Massachusetts woman with Boston Children’s Hospital bomb threats.’ They found one of the people. ‘At least 20 Republican politicians have claimed that schools are making accommodations for students who identify as cats.’ That was before the midterms.”
As with the Pulse night club shooting, it turns out to be one of their own committing the atrocity.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, the suspect who allegedly shot and killed five people and wounded at least 18 others over the weekend at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado, identifies as non-binary and uses “they/them” pronouns, according to a court filing on Tuesday night.
CNN doesn’t know what to do with itself
CNN panel in a state of confusion after the Club Q killer’s lawyers say he’s “non-binary” and uses “they/them” pronouns: “I don’t know what to say about that” pic.twitter.com/3vtrw4kIn4
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) November 23, 2022
And let us not forget this idiot
The Club Q killer “is a consumer of these people & those people should face civil consequences from the victims.” pic.twitter.com/M4OkIKenjJ
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) November 23, 2022
There is no sense in waiting for an apology.
The left-wing media really is a special kind of stupid. There’s a lot of hate going down, but right now it all springs from the left.
Will they ever learn? I doubt it.
Somebody has some ‘splainin’ to do
Colorado Springs District Attorney Michael Allen failed to pursue formal charges against a suspect in the Saturday mass shooting in Colorado Springs last year after the man allegedly threatened to bomb his mother, according to multiple reports. Allen’s office refused to answer why charges were not filed and claimed “a public criminal record does not exist” in a statement to the Daily Caller News Foundation.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, allegedly shot and killed five people and injured many others Saturday night at the Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub Club Q. His mother had called authorities on June 18, 2021, accusing her son of threatening to harm her with a homemade bomb multiple weapons and ammunition, according to an El Paso County Sheriff’s Office press release, but Allen did not pursue formal charges in that case, according to The Gazette.