Donald Trump Jr. Slams Media For Going ‘Totally Silent’ After Teenager is Killed For Being a ‘Republican Extremist’

Donald Trump Jr. blasted the mainstream media for going “totally silent” after a North Dakota man hit a teenager with his vehicle, killing him, in what authorities have revealed was a politically motivated attack because the man believed the victim to be a “Republican extremist.”

The Political Insider reported that 41-year-old Shannon Brandt struck and killed 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson because he believed the teenager “was part of a Republican extremist group.”

But the mainstream media hasn’t been quite as diligent in reporting the case.

“Joe Biden smears Republicans as extremists & fascists,” Trump Jr. wrote. “Dem Senate candidate Tim Ryan calls on people to ‘kill & confront’ Republicans.”

“Some nut listens to their violent rhetoric & admits that he murdered someone for being a Republican … And the leftwing media is totally silent!”

(To be clear, Ryan’s rhetoric wasn’t that extreme – he said “Some of those answers will come from Republicans, not the extremists that we are dealing with every single day, we’ve got to kill and confront that movement, but working with normal mainstream Republicans, that’s going to be really, really important.”)

RELATED: North Dakota Man Already Out On Bail After Admitting To Hitting Republican Teenager With Car

Teenager Killed For Being a Republican

While there is no definitive link between the rhetoric from Biden and Ryan, the media have never found themselves concerned with actual evidence when it came to any of Trump Jr.’s father’s rhetoric.

Come to think of it, the North Dakota case bears a striking resemblance to the woman who was run over by a white nationalist during dueling protests in Charlottesville in 2017.

And we all know what the media did with that horrific case, creating a complete hoax about what Trump said at the time.

President Biden delivered a speech earlier this month in which he vilified “MAGA Republicans” as extremists and a “threat to this country.”

RELATED: Joe Biden Melts Down Again, Claims ‘Extreme’ Republicans a ‘Threat to Democracy’

Media Blackout

Executive Editor of NewsBusters Tim Graham reports that the media has remained silent on the case of the North Dakota teenager being killed because his attacker believed him to be a ‘Republican extremist.’

“While the Fox News Channel and Newsmax both started reporting this story on the evening of September 20, NewsBusters found zero coverage on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and MSNBC,” Graham writes.

“How about our taxpayer-funded PBS and NPR? Zero coverage. The New York Times and The Washington Post had nothing.”

Even when they did make mention of the teenager being killed, they somehow managed to leave out certain details.

The Associated Press, for example, somehow managed to forget the little detail about the alleged assailant having been motivated by the fact that he felt the teenager was a “Republican extremist.”

Neither word appears in their report.

CBS News couldn’t be bothered to provide such details either.

Officials have said there is no evidence to support Brandt’s claim that the teenager was, in reality, a Republican extremist. But the fact that he believed that to be the case seems to be a motivating factor in the attack.

Brandt has already been freed from jail, despite admitting to running over Ellingson with his vehicle. Fox reports that Brandt posted a $50,000 bond and was released from Stutsman County Jail. 

How many Capitol rioters were held in prison for months without bail or bond for doing far less?

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #3 on Feedspot’s “100 Best Political Blogs and Websites.”

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, FoxNews.com and more.

View Comments

  • This murder does not fit the lamestream media's biased narrative. They will try to ignore it as long as they possibly can, and if it does not go away, they will try to spin it in the hope the public is to ignorant to see their lies.

Recent Posts

Flashback: Presidential Candidate John Edwards Acquitted On Campaign Finance Charge, Hillary Clinton Only Paid Fine for Violation

By now our readers have certainly been made aware of the patently political indictment issued…

1 day ago

Unbelievable Poll Shows American Values Are Dying, and Fast

Growing up, I was very close to my grandparents, who were from the Greatest Generation.…

2 days ago

WATCH: Did Protesters Just Honor Transgender School Shooter During Tennessee Capitol Protest?

Video has surfaced online appearing to show anti-gun protesters at the Tennessee state capitol honoring…

2 days ago

The Warnings Unheeded Now Threaten Our Fundamental Freedoms

By Bruce Abramson for RealClearPolitics The First Amendment is at a critical juncture. Recent congressional…

2 days ago

Federal Improper Payments A Whopping $247 Billion In 2022

By Brett Rowland (The Center Square) The federal government reported an estimated $247 billion in…

2 days ago

Mask Off Moment: Pelosi Shredded After Suggesting Trump Needs to ‘Prove Innocence’ at Trial

The presumption of innocence is a fundamental tenet of the justice system in the United…

2 days ago