Amber Athey

The inconvenience of the Waukesha attack

The more we learn, the less it fits the media’s preferred narrative

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At least five people were killed and more than 40 injured on Sunday night when a driver drove his SUV into attendees of the annual Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The driver has been identified in news reports as Darrell Edward Brooks Jr.

The horrific attack immediately made national news in America because of the death toll and brutal nature of the crime. Videos surfaced online showing the driver veering towards members of the parade and narrowly missing many others. Sunday’s incident appeared eerily similar to the 2016 Berlin terror attack, where an Isis member killed 12 people by ramming his truck through a Christmas market.

However, it seems probable that Waukesha will be memory-holed by the agenda-driven media because Brooks was a black man and, according to his social media, a supporter of Black Lives Matter. This doesn’t comport with the leftist media’s demonisation of white men, whose alleged privilege and toxicity are the biggest threat to America.

It seems probable that Waukesha will be memory-holed by the agenda-driven media

I don’t claim to know if Brooks was motivated by anti-white hatred, but I do find it suspicious that the media was so eager to rule out terrorism. In fact, CNN, CBS and other outlets were reporting on an alternative motive before they had even publicly identified a suspect. The explanation they have offered as to why Brooks drove into a crowd of hundreds of people would make even the lowest IQ individual scratch their head.

Apparently, Brooks was fleeing another crime scene (‘possibly a knife fight’) when he ran into the parade. It makes perfect sense, you see, when evading possible arrest to drive to a highly-populated area with a heavier police presence and swerve into innocent civilians.

No one with two brain cells would think that this makes any sense, but mainstream outlets are breathlessly repeating it without offering an ounce of scepticism.

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