Fake News Bust: WaPo Falsely Reports 18 Shootings

In the wake of the tragic events in Parkland, Florida, leftmedia journo-goons are pouring gasoline on the fire of anti-gun rhetoric.

Enter Washington Post’s headline from yesterday which claims that the shooting on Wednesday is the 18th so far in 2018…in just two months.

If that sounds a little fishy, it should…it’s entirely false.

The Post’s story relies on statistics from the anti-gun group Everytown for Gun Safety, whose bogus stats inflate the number wildly.

For instance, their count of school shootings includes any illegal use of a firearm in the vicinity of a school, including suicides, accidental shots fired, etc.

Here’s more from Hot Air…

If you’ve been online in the last 24-hours you’ve probably heard this factoid about the number of school shootings that have (supposedly) taken place so far this year:

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