NBC’s Engel, Todd Link Brexit Vote to Odds Munich Attack Was Done by Right-Winger

Curtis Houck | July 22, 2016
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With still nothing definitively known about the identity of the Munich, Germany attacker or attackers early Friday night, MSNBC’s MTP Daily ushered the Brexit vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union into the conversation as an example of anti-refugee sentiment that, in their speculations, was behind the mall shooting in Germany.

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel had already touted the fears about the rise of right-leaning governments in Europe (as if left-wing governments aren’t ever a concern) but he then invoked Brexit to the agreement of host Chuck Todd. 

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