The Grotesque Politicization of the Colorado Springs Gay Bar Shooting

Posted on AllSides November 23rd, 2022
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Americans are once again reeling in the face of unspeakable tragedy, after a mass shooting at a Colorado Springs gay bar left five dead and at least 25 injured. But while we collectively mourn, some cynical actors on the Left are grotesquely exploiting this unspeakable horror to take partisan cheap shots.

Because the shooting occurred at a gay bar, some have leapt to assume that it was a targeted anti-gay hate crime. They went on to then cast blame on Republicans for supposedly fomenting anti-LGBT sentiment—saying this makes them culpable...

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