While most families were celebrating Dad, or watching golf, and okay maybe one of you was cheering on the Cleveland Cavs, Loretta Lynch was sent out on a covert mission to the Sunday political shows to declare that wow, transcripts WILL be released of the conversation between 911 and the Orlando shooter Mateen. Great news, right?
Not exactly. Here’s what you’ll get to know about Mateen’s motives.
Her thought process:
“What we’re not going to do is further proclaim this man’s pledges of allegiance to terrorist groups, and further his propaganda,” Lynch said. “We are not going to hear him make his assertions of allegiance [to the Islamic State].”
Lynch: References to Islam From Orlando Terrorist 911 Call Removed “To Avoid Revictimizing”
My thought process:
I used to think Holder was the worst ever AG but Lynch is coming into first place pretty quickly. The mere thought that public transcripts can be redacted is beyond the pale so I hope a million FOIA requests are made and keep Mateen’s proclamation to terrorists out there.
All you need to remember here is how angry Obama was last week at the suggestion that this was terrorism and not because, you know, guns.
*Even redacted, you should easily get my headline! WordPress isn’t accepting my spacing of the headline – not sure why so pay no need to how close the letters are.
Here’s how I planned it….