Friday, February 3, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Complains Media Never Covered 'Bowling Green Massacre' - Because It Didn't Happen


White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, who spends 24/7 deriding the media because they won't give Trump positive strokes or "warm fuzzies," stepped in it last night when she referenced the "Bowling Green massacre," an event that never happened.

Reuters has the details:

On television late on Thursday, Conway spoke about two Iraqis who came to the United States and were radicalized, adding, erroneously, "and they were the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre."

She then said: "Most people don't know that because it didn't get covered."

In fact, in May 2011, two Iraqi men were arrested in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and charged with attempting to send weapons and money to al Qaeda in Iraq. They admitted to using improvised explosive devices against U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

Mohanad Shareef Hammadi and Waad Ramadan Alwan pleaded guilty and were sentenced to life in prison and to 40 years in prison, respectively. Neither was charged with plotting attacks within the United States, prosecutors said.

Conway later tweeted that she meant to say "Bowling Green terrorists" instead of "massacre." And in another tweet, "Honest mistakes abound."



And with that, the Twitterverse had a field day:















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