Once again the media lie about the ‘rise’ in ‘hate crimes’ against Muslims

Once again the media lie about the ‘rise’ in ‘hate crimes’ against Muslims

Now that Donald Trump has been elected to the White House, you can be sure that the media will suddenly realize that homelessness is rampant, unemployment is a major problem, the economy is bad, and America is evil again. And to prove the contention, the media is already talking about how there has been a “massive rise” in “hate crimes” against Muslims. And it’s all Trump’s fault. But don’t believe these lies.

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The wild-eyed, spittle-specked claim was then echoed by such sources as CNNThe New York TimesABC News, and a host of others decrying the “surge” or the “hike” or the fears of a “massive” rise in hate crimes against Muslims.

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[L]et’s look at the AP’s version of this nonsense, shall we?

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[Once] AP gets past its partisan and overheated rhetoric to tell us the actual numbers reported by the FBI … it turns out that the grand total of so-called “hate crimes” against Muslims reported for 2015 was… drum roll, please… 257 incidents.

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