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Hollywood Leftist Debra Messing Calls Out Media In Viral Tweet For Downplaying Christmas Parade Attack
Debra Messing attends the "Birthday Candles" Photocall at American Airlines Theatre on March 12, 2020 in New York City.
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Actress and Democratic activist Debra Messing called out the left-wing media this week for downplaying an attack that left at least six dead and dozens injured in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

As highlighted by The Daily Wire, the media have curiously avoided investigation into motive and referred to the attack as a “crash,” and blamed the “tragedy” on an “SUV.”

“Dear Mainstream Media—a man intentionally drove his car through a parade killing 6 and injuring 50+. It was not an ACCIDENT,” Messing tweeted. “Call it by its name#WaukeshaMassacre.”

“And it was a domestic terror attack. Don’t minimize. Please,” added the “Will & Grace” star. 

The tweet quickly went viral, racking up more than 40,000 likes in a matter of days. Folks who have far different political views than Messing told the actress they agreed with her, joking about their shock. Messing replied to one such tweet with a laughing emoji.

On Sunday afternoon, a male suspect, who will not be named per Daily Wire policy against naming mass killers, allegedly plowed through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin, injuring dozens and killing at least six individuals, including an 8-year-old boy.

“The driver of a red Ford Escape broke through barricades and ran through dozens of parade marchers on Sunday afternoon in Waukesha, Wisconsin,” The Daily Wire reported at the time. “Video of the incident shows the SUV striking multiple parade marchers, including children. Witnesses described mass hysteria with people screaming and others laying stunned on the pavement.”

Related: WaPo Roasted After Tweeting ‘Waukesha Tragedy Caused By An SUV’

Social media video has reportedly emerged showing the alleged killer bragging about “pimping” a minor, and complaining that “all of sudden” he’s being called a “pedophile.”

“As soon as we fall out, all of a sudden, now I’m a pedophile,” the suspect says in the video, discussing a breakup. “Let me explain that. Ten years ago, 2006, I caught a case with my oldest daughter’s mama. Yes, my baby mama. She’s from Oakland. I was bustin’ moves in Nevada. I met the b****, she said she wanna get down. So I’m pimpin’ on the b****. I take her to Nevada, ya know what I’m sayin’. I get cracked, ya know what I’m sayin’. I didn’t know the b**** was 16 at the time. She gave a statement to the police at the time, that, yeah, she was ho’ing, that I was pimpin’, and, uh, that she was 16, that I didn’t know that.”

According to the Daily Beast, the man in custody seems to match a man on the Nevada’s state Sex Offender Registry, “showing a 2006 conviction for statutory sexual seduction, which state law defines as sex between an adult at least 18 years of age ‘with a person under the age of 16 years old.’”

Related: Media Calls Waukesha Fatal Car-Ramming A ‘Crash.’ They Called 2017 Charlottesville Car-Ramming An ‘Attack.’

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