Kellyanne Conway Attacks Media For Ignoring ‘Bowling Green Massacre,’ Which Doesn’t Exist
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway set heads scratching Thursday when she denounced the media for ignoring the “Bowling Green massacre,” which as far as anyone can tell, is not something that actually exists.
“I bet it’s brand new information to people that President Obama had a 6-month ban on the Iraqi refugee program after two Iraqis came here to this country, were radicalized and they were the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre,” she complained during an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. “It didn’t get covered.”
No, you’re not going crazy: there wasn’t actually a massacre at Bowling Green, Kentucky. So where is the confusion stemming from?
The best guess is that two Iraqi were arrested in Bowling Green in 2011 on terrorism charges. But contrary to Conway’s claims, they were arrested before they could could launch an attack, and there is no evidence they were planning an attack on the city.
UPDATE: Conway addressed the error on Twitter Friday morning.
— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) February 3, 2017
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