Media Narrative Flips in Boulder Shooting

 

The mass shooting at a Boulder, CO, grocery store left 10 dead Sunday. As the gunman was taken into custody, bluechecks flooded Twitter with their hot takes. The cops didn’t kill the murderer because he was a white male promoting white supremacy, obvs. On Monday, the shooter was identified as Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa and the narrative flipped in an instant. Back in 2015, I created the following chart and it still holds true:

On Sunday, racist MAGA deplorables were to blame. As of Monday, Islamophobic MAGA deplorables obviously provoked Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa to shoot up a store in hyper-progressive Boulder. Trust the narrative.

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  1. Percival Thatcher
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    Jon Gabriel, Ed.: Trust the narrative.

    Which one?

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  2. Doug Kimball Thatcher
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    Attacker: Conservatarian editor  Victim: Woke left  Narrative: Cancel the bugger

     

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  3. David Foster Member
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    Brilliant!

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  4. Old Bathos Moderator
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    Is it still true that the AP Handbook still says that the official translation of “Allahu akbar” is “my motives are unclear”?

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  5. Henry Castaigne Member
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    The non-white attacker that has a non-white victim is a little off in the graph. I will explain but first let’s go through some data.

    According to the Department of Justice in 2018, perpetrators of violence against Asian-Americans are more likely to be black than either Asian or white.

    Whites perpetrators are 241.%    Blacks are 27.5%     Hispanics are 7.0%     Asians are 24.1%      Other races are 14.4% 

    This is from the the 2018 Bureau of Justice on page 13.

    They have been two recent violent attacks against Asian-Americans in New York by black-American as well. It would also seem that black on Asian violence is particularly high in the bay area.

    In conclusion, their seems to be a problem with anti-Asian racism among the the criminal underclass of the black-American community.

    With these statistics in mind, the narrative with regard to white supremacy  is even more absurd than Jon Gabriel’s table. Somehow, black-Americans doing violence against Asian-Americans results form white supremacy. That’s not a joke. I have read skimmed several Woke Asian writers who blame the uptick of anti-Asian crimes on Trump’s China flu tweets. That is not parody.

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  6. She Reagan
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    Hm.   Brussels terror attack, March 22, 2016.  London terror attack, March 22, 2017.  

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  7. Jim McConnell Member
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    Percival (View Comment):

    Jon Gabriel, Ed.: Trust the narrative.

    Which one?

    We have to be very agile to keep up with the narrative, don’t we?

    Don’t ask, just do it they explain.

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  8. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    The other metric will be amount of airtime

    This also depends on the shooter  and victim 

     

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  9. colleenb Member
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    Percival (View Comment):

    Jon Gabriel, Ed.: Trust the narrative.

    Which one?

    All of them.

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  10. Buckpasser Member
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Is it still true that the AP Handbook still says that the official translation of “Allahu akbar” is “my motives are unclear”?

    I remember it as “nothing to see here, move along, move along”. 

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  11. TeamAmerica Member
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    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

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  12. kedavis Member
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    TeamAmerica (View Comment):

    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

    Presumably they were “UNARMED” black teens.  That always seems to be important.

    Like the “unarmed black teen” Michael Brown, 6′ 4″, 292 lb, 18-year-old ADULT, trying to take a cop’s gun.

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  13. Kozak Member
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    Turns on a dime.

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  14. Kozak Member
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    Buckpasser (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Is it still true that the AP Handbook still says that the official translation of “Allahu akbar” is “my motives are unclear”?

    I remember it as “nothing to see here, move along, move along”.

    And a white girl on spring break drugged, raped, and left to die by two black males in Miami.

    I’m waiting for all the marches and protests.

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  15. Full Size Tabby Member
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    Kozak (View Comment):

    Turns on a dime.

    Oops. Doesn’t fit Amy Siskind’s preferred narrative, so we need to change the subject. 

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  16. Full Size Tabby Member
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    TeamAmerica (View Comment):

    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

    Yeah, I lived near Rochester for almost 20 years. Upon moving there I quickly figured out how to read news articles that didn’t mention the race of a crime perpetrator. If the race was not mentioned, it was almost certain the perpetrator was black. 

    I predict that today’s (Tuesday) BLM march up Rochester’s East Avenue and the assault on the (quite new) East Avenue Wegman’s is going to set Rochester race relations back 50 years. For decades Rochester has been trying to establish East Avenue as a restaurant, nightclub, and cultural district to attract wealthy suburban whites into the city. In the last two years BLM has made clear that wealthy suburban whites are not safe in that area, so I expect the area will die. The assaulted Wegmans was just rebuilt a few years ago, and that rebuilding was an iffy business proposition at the time. The current assault will raise interesting questions about whether Wegmans can continue to operate in the city. 

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  17. kedavis Member
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    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    Kozak (View Comment):

    Turns on a dime.

    Oops. Doesn’t fit Amy Siskind’s preferred narrative, so we need to change the subject.

    Also notice the huge drop in retweets, and Likes…

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  18. She Reagan
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    Meena Harris (Kamala’s niece) seems to have been very prominent in ginning up the false anti-white narrative.  She has since apologized, in a subsequent Tweet that sounds, perhaps, even worse than the first.  She’s blaming her initial mistake on an “assumption” (which it sounds like she is sure is correct).

    I guess she’s never had the origin of the “assume” word and its derivatives explained to her.  Some people lead very sheltered lives.

    https://www.foxnews.com/media/boulder-colorado-shooter-meena-harris-kamala-niece-tweet

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  19. kedavis Member
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    She (View Comment):

    Meena Harris (Kamala’s niece) seems to have been very prominent in ginning up the false anti-white narrative. She has since apologized, in a subsequent Tweet that sounds, perhaps, even worse than the first. She’s blaming her initial mistake on an “assumption” (which it sounds like she is sure is correct).

    I guess she’s never had the origin of the “assume” word and its derivatives explained to her. Some people lead very sheltered lives.

    https://www.foxnews.com/media/boulder-colorado-shooter-meena-harris-kamala-niece-tweet

    Interesting how their names worked out, considering it’s her aunt who is actually the Mean one.

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  20. Henry Castaigne Member
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    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    TeamAmerica (View Comment):

    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

    Yeah, I lived near Rochester for almost 20 years. Upon moving there I quickly figured out how to read news articles that didn’t mention the race of a crime perpetrator. If the race was not mentioned, it was almost certain the perpetrator was black.

    I predict that today’s (Tuesday) BLM march up Rochester’s East Avenue and the assault on the (quite new) East Avenue Wegman’s is going to set Rochester race relations back 50 years. For decades Rochester has been trying to establish East Avenue as a restaurant, nightclub, and cultural district to attract wealthy suburban whites into the city. In the last two years BLM has made clear that wealthy suburban whites are not safe in that area, so I expect the area will die. The assaulted Wegmans was just rebuilt a few years ago, and that rebuilding was an iffy business proposition at the time. The current assault will raise interesting questions about whether Wegmans can continue to operate in the city.

    Why in the name of Adam Smith would anyone want to discourage wealthy whites from spending money at their location? 

    r/TheLastAirbender - "There's nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity..." Uncle Iroh

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  21. kedavis Member
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    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    TeamAmerica (View Comment):

    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

    Yeah, I lived near Rochester for almost 20 years. Upon moving there I quickly figured out how to read news articles that didn’t mention the race of a crime perpetrator. If the race was not mentioned, it was almost certain the perpetrator was black.

    I predict that today’s (Tuesday) BLM march up Rochester’s East Avenue and the assault on the (quite new) East Avenue Wegman’s is going to set Rochester race relations back 50 years. For decades Rochester has been trying to establish East Avenue as a restaurant, nightclub, and cultural district to attract wealthy suburban whites into the city. In the last two years BLM has made clear that wealthy suburban whites are not safe in that area, so I expect the area will die. The assaulted Wegmans was just rebuilt a few years ago, and that rebuilding was an iffy business proposition at the time. The current assault will raise interesting questions about whether Wegmans can continue to operate in the city.

    Why in the name of Adam Smith would anyone want to discourage wealthy whites from spending money at their location?

    r/TheLastAirbender - "There's nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity..." Uncle Iroh

     

    Well remember, another part of The Narrative is that wealthy whites got that way by stealing it from others, especially poor blacks.

    (Has anyone ever figured out how to get rich by stealing from poor people?)

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  22. Manny Member
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    She (View Comment):

    Hm. Brussels terror attack, March 22, 2016. London terror attack, March 22, 2017.

    I don’t know if this is a terrorist attack but it certainly has the earmarks of one. That piece of information is remarkable. 

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  23. kedavis Member
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    Manny (View Comment):

    She (View Comment):

    Hm. Brussels terror attack, March 22, 2016. London terror attack, March 22, 2017.

    I don’t know if this is a terrorist attack but it certainly has the earmarks of one. That piece of information is remarkable.

    But nothing in 2018, 2019, or 2020?  Why would that be?

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  24. Manny Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Manny (View Comment):

    She (View Comment):

    Hm. Brussels terror attack, March 22, 2016. London terror attack, March 22, 2017.

    I don’t know if this is a terrorist attack but it certainly has the earmarks of one. That piece of information is remarkable.

    But nothing in 2018, 2019, or 2020? Why would that be?

    IDK. Maybe they couldn’t convince anyone to do it. Did this shooter decide to do it and then picked March 22nd because of some significance?  The question should be why are there three terrorist attacks on March 22nd?  It could be coincidence but maybe not. 

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  25. DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone Coolidge
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    Once again, not a “lone wolf,” but a “known wolf.”

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  26. kedavis Member
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    DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Once again, not a “lone wolf,” but a “known wolf.”

    If we have to choose between the Dimocrats’ idea of “gun control” versus “Muslim Control,” I’ll go with the latter.

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  27. Annefy Member
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    @exjon and Ricochet got a shout out this a.m. on the Dan Bongino show.

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  28. Jon Gabriel, Ed. Admin
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    Annefy (View Comment):

    @ exjon and Ricochet got a shout out this a.m. on the Dan Bongino show.

    Very nice — thanks, Annefy!

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  29. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
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    DrewInEastHillAutonomousZone (View Comment):

    Once again, not a “lone wolf,” but a “known wolf.”

    And. The number of “known wolves” in America is apparently so large that they cannot be tracked 24/7 by the FBI, even with the assistance of Al Gorithm. 

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  30. lowtech redneck Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    TeamAmerica (View Comment):

    This past week a disabled white man in Rochester had his home broken into by two black teens who poured or sprayed an accelerant on him, and he died several days later from severe burns. The national media has avoided any coverage of this story. Had the races been reversed, there would’ve been a media firestorm for at least a week.

    Yeah, I lived near Rochester for almost 20 years. Upon moving there I quickly figured out how to read news articles that didn’t mention the race of a crime perpetrator. If the race was not mentioned, it was almost certain the perpetrator was black.

    I predict that today’s (Tuesday) BLM march up Rochester’s East Avenue and the assault on the (quite new) East Avenue Wegman’s is going to set Rochester race relations back 50 years. For decades Rochester has been trying to establish East Avenue as a restaurant, nightclub, and cultural district to attract wealthy suburban whites into the city. In the last two years BLM has made clear that wealthy suburban whites are not safe in that area, so I expect the area will die. The assaulted Wegmans was just rebuilt a few years ago, and that rebuilding was an iffy business proposition at the time. The current assault will raise interesting questions about whether Wegmans can continue to operate in the city.

    Why in the name of Adam Smith would anyone want to discourage wealthy whites from spending money at their location?

    r/TheLastAirbender - "There's nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity..." Uncle Iroh

     

    Well remember, another part of The Narrative is that wealthy whites got that way by stealing it from others, especially poor blacks.

    (Has anyone ever figured out how to get rich by stealing from poor people?)

    Taxation.

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