Here we go again: CBS, NBC push another bogus mass shooting statistic

Here we go again: CBS, NBC push another bogus mass shooting statistic
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So, just like macabre clockwork. With Thursday’s mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, there were routine calls for more gun control from the liberal media machine. During their evening broadcasts, CBS and NBC tried to scare the wits out of their viewers by dubiously claiming that there had been 307 mass shooting this year alone, or almost one a day. But that was a lie.

In a deeply condescending report to end the CBS Evening News, national correspondent Jim Axelrod suggested this latest shooting “reminds us the range of ‘I can’t believe it happened here’ targets is ever-widening, beyond just campuses and workplaces.”

If we define four or more victims as a mass shooting, then the Boardline attack is the 307th mass shooting this year. Let that number sink in– 307. There have been 11 mass shootings just between Pittsburgh and last night,” he asserted.

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In a very “I told you so” tone, Axelrod concluded his report chiding: “Be frustrated, angry, or despairing that it does. Just don’t any longer be surprised.”

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