If I were to believe the news reports from just a single lamestream muddia outlet inside of just ten minutes:
- The was a shooting at a VA hospital in Chattanooga.
- No, it was a Navy recruiting center, and a naval officer was killed.
- Oops. It was a Navy Support Center office building with no recruiting office.
- Um… maybe no one was shot.
- Then again, maybe a police officer was shot.
- You know, we aren’t sure if anyone was shot.
- Or if shots were even fired.
- Alert! Shots fired at the college campus, too. May be related the other possible shooting.
- Or not. Maybe they just locked down in response to the first reported possible shooting.
- ALERT! again. Possible shots fired a a third location, a shopping center. Could be related to the first two one possible shooting.
- (…excuse us while we suddenly let that third alleged shooting fall out of the reports ‘cuz we may have made that up too blatantly…)
When you have multiple competing “news” channels running 24/7/365, there really isn’t enough factual news to fill even a small fraction of the airtime. So they scramble for any friend of a neighbor of a guy whose girlfriend drove by a coffee shop visited by a cop who heard someone gossiping on the radio about something to give them nice “unconfirmed” alleged information to scoop the other channels. Then the plastic-brained hairspray addicts in the studio mix their own unsubstantiated speculations in with the [-giggle-] “real” news report. The other anchors will then pick up the reality-detached hallucinations of the first set of anchors as [-giggle-] “real” news… and pass it on again. This establishes of positive feedback loop of oscillating BS.
Anyone recall the four shooters (including two brothers) with full-auto assault rifles assault weapons rifle and shotgun two handguns [honestly, I stopped keeping track after that- cb] attacking the school where the two one shooter’s mother [didn’t] work, and prowling in the woods in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting?