NBC’s Next Anti-Reopen Strategy: Fear Monger About Mass Shootings

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With all 50 states beginning to reopen in various ways, much to the chagrin of the liberal media panic peddlers, they needed a new way to try to scare the public from going outside and trying to get their lives back on track. NBC Nightly News tried out a new strategy on Thursday in suggesting that mass shootings were going to skyrocket as people ventured to public places.

The Wednesday shooting outside Phoenix, Arizona provided the perfect incident for NBC to exploit. “At an Arizona mall in the first weeks of reopening, horror in the parking lot,” announced correspondent Gadi Schwartz at the top of the report.

Moments later, Schwartz suggested that with lockdowns lifting, there would a flood of mass shootings. “It has been three months since America has seen a high-profile active shooter, the temporary reprieve during the pandemic is now over. But authorities say this one could have been a lot worse,” he told viewers.

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