Joe Biden crossed a line.
Now it remains to be seen if Biden will be held accountable.
Joe Biden said seven words that linked Democrats to one terrible death.
Biden continued his theme of dangerous and incendiary rhetoric attacking Trump supporters ahead of the midterm election.
In a tweet Biden declared that it was time “to fight back against extreme MAGA Republicans.”
Join us at https://t.co/V9MzpvQJcq to fight back against extreme MAGA Republicans. pic.twitter.com/iiQs2AzzuS
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) September 21, 2022
Joe Biden’s team knew that just days earlier a middle-aged man named Shannon Brandt allegedly ran over with his car and killed 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson.
Brandt later told police he ran over Ellingson after a political disagreement where Brandt accused Ellingson was a Republican extremist.
Valley News Live reports:
Court documents say at 2:35 Sunday morning, 41-year-old Shannon Brandt called 911 to report that he had hit a pedestrian because he was threatening him. Brandt told State Radio that the pedestrian was part of a Republican extremist group and that he was afraid they were “coming to get him.” The pedestrian has been identified in a GoFundMe page as 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson.
After visiting the scene where the incident happened, deputies went to Brandt’s house in Glenfield, ND, which is about 12 minutes from the crash scene. Brandt admitted to consuming alcohol before the incident, and stated he hit Ellingson with his car because he had a political argument with him. Brandt also admitted to deputies that he initially left the crash scene, then returned to call 911, but left again before deputies could arrive.
Court documents say just before the crash, Ellingson called his mom and asked if they knew who Brandt was. She said yes, and told her son she was on her way to pick him up. A short time later, court documents say Ellingson called his mom again to say that “he” or “they” were chasing him. It was after the second call that Ellingson could not be reached again.
An act of political violence in America took place where the alleged killer echoed the words of Joe Biden.
On September 1 – just weeks before this killing – Biden delivered a primetime speech in Philadelphia where Biden sent out a call to action declaring Donald Trump supporters were enemies of the Republic.
Joe Biden’s social media team knew this.
But Biden putting out a tweet doubling down on “Republican extremist” language just days after a man killed an 18-year-old boy and cited those words as his inspiration made it seem like Biden and his handlers were cheering the boy’s death.
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