The Feb. 10 Pilot had two columnists (Shaw and Dunn) describe the horrible murder of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. Sicknick’s death is a very sad event, but there had been no evidence discovered that he was, in fact, murdered.
CNN and other sources reported that he died on Jan. 7 of a stroke. The stress of the lawless assault on the Capitol may have contributed to the occurrence of the stroke, but there is no evidence to prove that.
It is totally irresponsible for these columnists to describe Sicknick’s death as a “murder.” We know that if a lie is told often enough, it comes to be accepted as truth. That has happened many times over the past four years.
These two columnists should have a better relationship with the truth.
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