FLASHBACK: MSNBC, NPR Blamed Rush Limbaugh, ‘Right-Wing’ for Terror Attacks

NewsBusters | 4/20/2019 | Staff
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The month of April saw some dark days for America. On April 19, 1995, it was the Oklahoma City Bombing. On April 15, 2013, it was the Boston marathon bombing. What do those two have in common? Liberal media outlets smeared conservatives as responsible for both.

On the April 19, 2010 edition of Countdown, then-MSNBC host Keith Olbermann went on an unhinged rant, assigning Rush Limbaugh culpability for the actions of domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh:

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What was the more likely cause of the Oklahoma City Bombing [that killed 168 people]: talk radio or Janet Reno’s hands on management of Waco, the Branch Davidian compound?... obviously the answer is talk radio. Specifically Rush Limbaugh’s hate radio…. This is an exact parallel to the paranoia that Limbaugh stokes daily among those who feel themselves invaded by the U.S. government today. Limbaugh claimed others would have blood on their hands in the event of future right-wing terrorism.

Frankly, Rush, you have that blood on your hands now and you have had it for 15 years.

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On the April 16, 2013 edition of All Things Considered, NPR reporter Dina Temple-Raston admitted that she didn’t have the facts about who...
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