ABC News Chief Political Analyst Caught Pushing Fake Terrorism Claim

Homeland Security | 10/9/2017 | Patrick Poole
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Statistics are apparently hard to understand if you're part of the media cartel talking about terrorism, because, as I've reported many times here at PJ Media, they keep getting it wrong.

Today's contestant is Matthew Dowd, chief political analyst at ABC News, who on Twitter yesterday made this astounding claim:

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More Americans were killed in Las Vegas in one night than have been killed by radical islam in last ten years.

This claim, that more were killed in the Las Vegas shooting last week than by Islamic terrorists over the past decade, is flatly untrue, as I'll show you in a minute.

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But when people began to push back on his false claim, he asserted it was a fact (!!!) and then repeated the claim:

Huh??? It is a fact.

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Then he doubled down yet again with insults directed towards those challenging his false claim:

In fact, it is Dowd who is factually challenged. As New America documents, Islamic terrorists have killed nearly 100 people in the...
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