Kellyanne Conway Tells Media to ‘Shut Up and Pray for People’ of New Zealand
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway slammed the media for thinking they “must say something” about the New Zealand terror attack and turning the conversation to the accused killer’s manifesto and his mention President Donald Trump.
Conway’s comments came in response to Fox News host Jesse Watters lament that the media is lying about the accused New Zealand terrorist.
“The media is lying about this guy,” Watters said at the top of his show Saturday night. “He’s a kook, he’s an absolute lunatic…What the media is saying about the manifesto is total B.S. This guy says ‘the nation with the closest political values to my own is the people’s republic of China.'”
He continued on: “He says he’s not a conservative, not a Nazi… He’s a racist who thinks immigrants are overpopulating the Earth and causing global warming. This is who this guy is. He’s not a Donald Trump acolyte. Yet, the media is putting all the blame on the right and the president’s supporters.”
“They insert themselves. I must speak. I must say something. No, you don’t. You can actually shut up and pray for people and wait for the authorities to make their judgments,” Conway opined referring to the media. “And, in fact, you can get the facts from the United States authorities, New Zealand.”
Then turning directly to talk of Trump and the alleged killer, she said this: “Look at what the president said right away condemning violence, condemning hate. Standing with the people of New Zealand. People believe that we should all be safe everywhere. But in our places of worship, certainly. And don’t do things that will inspire copycats. Actually, this manifesto provided information we haven’t had in other mass shootings, which is clear evidence of who this person is and what motivates him. But don’t let that get in the way.”
Conway then said that the media refuses to cover the good things Trump is doing or the crisis at the border.
“The media won’t let the facts get in the way their opinions,” she continued on. “And they are speaking to each other. They are not informing the public… That’s not news. If you are waiting on the news, we can be patient.”
Watch above, via Fox News
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