Jake Tapper decries ‘sickening’ liberals ‘dancing on the grave of a conservative’

Jake Tapper decries ‘sickening’ liberals ‘dancing on the grave of a conservative’
Jake Tapper (Image: YouTube screen grab)

CNN’s Jake Tapper acknowledged on social media the sorrow of a family who lost a father, and then had to face the vitriol of his less than sympathetic liberal followers. He criticized the “sickening” liberals that were “dancing on the grave of a conservative.”

“For family and friends of @bob_owens — so sorry for your loss. Horrible news,” he tweeted.

Bob Owens was the editor of Bearing Arms, a popular Second Amendment advocacy website. He was found dead in North Carolina Monday with a gunshot to the head and a weapon nearby. His last Facebook post read, “In the end, it turns out that I’m not strong. I’m a coward, and a selfish son of a bitch. I’m sorry,” leading some to believe that he took his own life.

Tapper’s tweet offering sympathy for the Owens’ family brought out the worst in some liberals, who mocked his tragic death.

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“Jake, can you confirm the reports that Bob was wearing a diaper when he owned himself,” read one tweet from a contributor to Vice News.

Another responded, “Glad Bob Owens died at the hands of a mad man with a gun[.]”

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