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DNC Releases Statement That Implies They Think Protesters and Snipers Are Linked

The Democratic National Committee has released a statement about the shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas tonight. The shooting took place at a Black Lives Matter protest against the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police this week. In a press conference, the chief of the police department clearly said that there is no known link between the snipers and the protesters.

Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz didn’t get that memo. The statement from the DNC looks like this:

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Pay attention to that penultimate paragraph. The last line, in particular, is noteworthy.

“And while most protesters have made their voices heard peacefully, tonight’s shooting of officers in Dallas is unacceptable and a reminder that the time to address these tensions and find common ground is long overdue.”

What are you implying here, DWS?

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