NRA TV, the video propaganda arm of the National Rifle Association, received a brutal fact check by CNN's Jake Tapper on Tuesday.
It started with a bizarre conspiracy theory by NRA TV personality Dana Loesch, claiming that CNN and MSNBC have not covered the school resource officer who ended a school shooting at Great Mills High School.
"We won't see any stories on CNN, on MSNBC, on any of those talking head circuits about this hero, this [Great Mills High School] armed resource officer, who did the opposite of what Scot Peterson did...what Broward Sheriff did...what [Broward Superintendent] Robert Runcie did," Loesch claimed.
Tapper need but one word to respond to such an outlandish claim.
False. https://t.co/hRmGuein5h https://t.co/gT4NFJhrdL— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper)1521585267.0
Tapper also offered evidence.
The rapid response of a Maryland school's sole resource officer, Blaine Gaskill, was instrumental in bringing a sho… https://t.co/nbhyaIjy6y— CNN (@CNN)1521577590.0