Dana Loesch on Gianforte assault: "The media ... is culpable"

Dana Loesch on Gianforte assault: "The media ... is culpable"

Loesch: My callers say, "Maybe the media deserves it"

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From the May 25 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight

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DANA LOESCH: First off, you can believe two things simultaneously. That Gianforte behaved wrongly. You can believe that, But you can also, Tucker, believe that the media in some respects is culpable. That the violent progressive left is in some respects, culpable. Let's keep this in mind. We're talking about the same media that has ignored the behavior and really underreported, and in some cases not reported at alll, the violent behavior of many on the progressive left. This is the same media, Tucker, that promoted the "hands up don't shoot" that left many communities including the communities in my hometown of St. Louis actually burned to ash. 

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LOESCH: Tucker, I have been seeing this, I know you've seen this too, for over 10 years now. I get tired of it. And you know what? Middle America, America in general is tired of it as well. I had so many people who called in to my radio program today, Tucker, who said you know what? Maybe the media deserves it. Because we're tired of being lied about, we're tired of being manipulated, and we're tired of them excusing awful things done to us in the name of partisan ideology. This is the point we are at because people hate media this badly.

Previously:

The GOP’s war on the press explodes into full view

Right-wing media jump to defend Montana candidate after he assaults a reporter

CNN's John Avlon: GOP candidate's alleged assault of reporter related to "atmosphere" from Trump attacking press

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