[Ed. – The shooter in the real incident was also motivated by a map of political districts marked by rifle cross hairs.]
CNN’s Brian Stelter on Sunday erroneously linked a church shooting in New Hampshire to a violent meme video of President Donald Trump shooting the media in the “Church of Fake News.”
In his nightly newsletter, Stelter included a tweet from New York magazine’s Olivia Nuzzi slamming the meme video.
“How disconnected from humanity must you be to find humor in a depiction of a mass shooting of journalists inside a church — knowing, surely, that Americans have been slaughtered in churches & newsrooms, that it’s not a fantasy for the families that those shootings made incomplete?” Nuzzi wrote.
In between the text of two of Nuzzi’s tweets, Stelter linked to news of a New Hampshire shooting that occurred a day before the New York Times reported on the Trump meme, implying that they might be connected.