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I Think the Atlanta Journal Constitution Should Correct This ASAP

More often than not, what we as conservatives deal with from the media is a group trying to find controversy and weave narratives into politics that are not there. They work very, very hard to try to put things into pre-ordained narratives.

A case in point is the Atlanta Journal Constitution, which is suggesting I avoided asking people on stage at my Resurgent Gathering about the shooting in El Paso, TX.

In fact, as you can see from the screen shots below, though the shooting happened before former Congresswoman Karen Handel took the stage, the breaking news alerts did not come out until after she had left the stage. As I was actually on the stage that entire afternoon interviewing people, I did not even learn of the shooting until that night at dinner.

The first push alert to my phone about the shooting from the New York Times is from 3:47pm

Cell service and WiFi was limited in the ballroom.

The first push alert to my phone from the Wall Street Journal was at 3:57p,

I’m really sure it makes a really good story that we worked to avoid asking Republicans about the question because the media really is biased and I appreciate the AJC working hard to show that bias in this report. But had any of the reporters picked up the phones — every one of whom has my number — I would have been able to tell them and show them the reason the subject did not come up is because I did not know about the issue and the news did not break nationally for several hours.

But thanks for trying to be clever.

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