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Monday, June 14, 2021

Greenwald: The Enduring False Narrative About the PULSE Massacre Shows the Power of Media Propaganda

 

The Enduring False Narrative About the PULSE Massacre Shows the Power of Media Propaganda

Politicians and activists should stop ratifying the fiction that Omar Mateen was motivated by anti-LGBT hatred. It dishonors the victims and obscures the real motive.

 

Glenn Greenwald | 14June2021

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In the hours he spent surrounded by the gay people he was murdering, he never once uttered a homophobic syllable, instead always emphasizing his geo-political motive. Not a single survivor reported him saying anything derogatory about LGBTs or even anything that suggested he knew he was in a gay club. All said he spoke extensively about his vengeance on behalf of ISIS against U.S. bombing of innocent Muslims.


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