Trump puts a target on the FBI: Cincinnati gunman shows danger posed by an endless supply of dupes | Salon.com

Trump puts a target on the FBI: Cincinnati gunman shows danger posed by an endless supply of dupes | Salon.com

The main reason that Donald Trump is forever turning Republican campaign events and conservative conferences into fascistic rallies featuring two-hour stemwinders is that he’s a champion narcissist with a vampiric need to feed off the adulation of blockheads. But a major secondary reason is what happened on Thursday, when a deranged Trump supporter named Ricky Shiffer fired a nail gun at the FBI offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, before getting killed in an hours-long standoff with the police.

As reporters covering right-wing extremism swiftly documented, before much of it was taken down, Shiffer was all wound up by Trump’s lies about the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago Monday, lies that have been amplified and validated by right-wing media outlets like Fox News and much of the GOP establishment

“Kill the FBI on sight, and be ready to take down other active enemies of the people,” Shiffer apparently posted on Truth Social, a Trump-owned social media site, according to Andy Campbell of HuffPost.

Trump puts a target on the FBI: Cincinnati gunman shows danger posed by an endless supply of dupes | Salon.com

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