Radical congresswoman Ilhan Omar is now facing major backlash after she sent out a tweet complaining about the treatment of ‘non-white’ suspects after mass shootings. The tweet claimed that a shooter’s motives were only ever called into question by the media when they were not white.
The shooter's race or ethnicity seems front and center when they aren’t white.
Otherwise, it’s just a mentally ill young man having a bad day.
Narratives drive our responses to awful crimes committed against innocent people, pay attention to these responses and who is targeted.
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) March 23, 2021
Omar made her claim, in spite of the fact that a plethora of left-wing and liberal social media accounts attempted to take advantage of the fact that the Boulder shooter was initially identified as being white.
As Fox News reports:
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced backlash online Tuesday after claiming that there were different narratives used with mass shooters based on their “race or ethnicity.”
In a tweet posted the day after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colo. that left 10 dead, Omar claimed that the “race or ethnicity” of mass shooters appeared to be the main focus of the media when the shooters “aren’t white.”
She also claimed that narratives around the heinous acts are what “drive” people’s responses “to awful crimes.”
Starts with obviously untrue sentence. Follow with debunked smear perpetrated by Aaron Rupar. Decries "narratives" to push narrative.
Yep, that's an Ilhan Omar tweet alright. https://t.co/xGTUJ6Jweq
— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) March 23, 2021