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Twitter Mocks Conway’s Latest Alternative Fact: ‘Bowling Green Massacre’

Twitter Mocks Conway’s Latest Alternative Fact: ‘Bowling Green Massacre’

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, who became famous for coining the term “alternative facts” (an apparent euphemism for “falsehood”), is now defending the Muslim Ban.

On Feb. 2, Conway stated, “President Obama had a six-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.” “Most people don’t know that because it didn’t get covered,” she said.

Her statement is incorrect on all counts:

  1. President Obama never had a ban on Iraqi refugees. After the incident (which was not a terror attack) in Bowling Green, K.Y., there was more an extensive screening conducted on the recent Iraqi immigrants. This slowed down the immigration process, but there was never a ban.
  2. The two Iraqi men were sentenced for life in prison, but not for planning an attack on the United States.
  3. There was no massacre in Bowling Green. These were the only two Iraqis refugees ever even linked with terrorism, but they did not go through with or even attempt what Conway is accusing them of.
  4. Most people don’t know about the “Bowling Green Massacre” because it didn’t happen, not because it happened but wasn’t covered. In fact, the actual incident was reported about 90 times.

Her false claims are now being mocked all over the internet, for good reason.

You can donate to the families of those not affected here.

Let’s all have a moment of silence for the fictional victims of the unplanned and non-existent Bowling Green Massacre.

On a serious note, it is appalling that Trump is firing people that don’t agree with him, but is okay with having people working under him in prominent positions who justify lying, and invent “alternative facts” to write off an entire group of innocent and needy people.

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