Nets Spin Brutal Attacks on Trump Supporters: ‘Relatively Peaceful’

Scott Whitlock | November 16, 2020
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Rather than focus on the brutal attacks on Trump supporters in Washington D.C. over the weekend, including sucker punches and the harassment of the elderly, the partisan hacks at the network morning shows instead spun them as “relatively,” “mostly peaceful.” On the Today show, Geoff Bennett blamed Trump fans: “Violent clashes in the nation's capital over the election results. Trump supporters rejecting the outcome of the race, echoing the President's false claims of fraud.” So they were asking for it? He continued, citing relatively peaceful events: “More than 20 people were arrested in what started as relatively peaceful demonstrations, with thousands rallying for President Trump.”