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Officer Uses "Pistol," not "Semiautomatic Handgun"

The lamestream media told you:

"Texas Shooting Suspects Had Ties To Islamic Jihad" USA Today

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

They were not suspects. They were perpetrators, shot dead in the act. A proper headline would be, "Muslim Terrorists Had Ties To Islamic Jihad." Suspects indeed. Why not say alleged ties?

The media has incorrectly taken the "protect the innocent" posture too far. In its ongoing effort to pretend a global muslim uprising is not occurring, and to follow a pre-scripted spin playbook, media uniformly misrepresents events. When possible, it will hide (or emphasize) race or religion to present a rose-colored world.

The two muslim fanatics who were shot dead in Texas in early May had opened fire where an art exhibit was being held at the time. They were perpetrators, not suspects. They are not awaiting a fair trial, where innocence needs protection, they were shot dead in the act.

In other news -- am I the only person who noticed the media nationwide speaking about the hero cop who used a "pistol," while every other story about shooting incidents would use the phrase, "semiautomatic handgun," which, according to the Brady Center for the Promotion of Gun Violence, creates fear in ignorant people, many of whom believe this refers to a machine gun?

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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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