by: JD Heyes
Thursday, August 08, 2019
In the wake of a pair of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton a week ago, the Democratic Left, led by their propagandists in the establishment media, began to claim that “white nationalist domestic terrorists” are responsible for the vast majority of such shootings in America.
The allegation was led by the garbage New York Times, whose editorial board wrote in an Aug. 4 piece that America has “a white nationalist terrorist problem.”
The board wrote:
Even a casual observer today can figure out what is going on. The world, and the West in particular, has a serious white nationalist terrorist problem that has been ignored or excused for far too long. As President George W. Bush declared in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, we must be a country “awakened to danger and called to defend freedom. Our grief has turned to anger, and anger to resolution.”
There are serious questions about how the United States has approached Islamic extremism, but if even a degree of that vigilance and unity of effort was put toward white nationalism, we’d be safer.
In a word, that’s a crock.
As noted by researcher and writer Daniel Greenfield at FrontPage Magazine, just a glimpse into the statistics proves the lie.
For instance, he notes, about “the same time that the media was focused on the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, 60 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend,” with “24 of those” shot within a four-hour period.
Meanwhile, the violent city of Baltimore recorded its 200th murder for the year thus far, putting it on pace to surpass last year’s record of 309. And the 200th gun homicide even occurred during a “Ceasefire Weekend.”
You can’t make this stuff up.
In Kansas City, Mo., four people were killed in four days, while six men were shot in Philadelphia during the filming of a rap video (no white shooters in either location).
Even in gun-controlled, ‘peaceful’ Canada, 15 people were wounded in shootings in Toronto over the same weekend. In total, more than 350 people have been shot in that city this year “which has gun control, no NRA, and none of the usual excuses.”
Whites are NOT more likely to commit mass shootings