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Mass shooting reported at #Pittsburgh synagogue: at least 4 dead, possibly as many as 8; gunman opened fire at responding police officers…
8 killed in #Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting; gunman, a 46-year-old white man, yelled 'All Jews must die' before opening fire…
Death toll in #Pittsburgh synagogue massacre rises to 11, shooting being investigated by FBI and police as a hate crime…
Spot-on thread, in response to @RichLowry ("What’s even the theory supposed to be that Trump is an anti-Semite?"), on Trump's culpability for today's tragedy in #Pittsburgh
Thousands of people attended a vigil for the victims of the #Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. The gathering included prayers and singing in memory of those killed and wounded.

Gov. Tom Wolf joined the vigil, suspending a campaign bus trip after the attack…
Powerfully moving vigil in #Pittsburgh for the victims of the #TreeOfLifeSynagogue shooting.

We stand in solidarity.🕯️(via @shanedunlap)…
Barnett Slepian, 1994: "Please don’t feign surprise, dismay and certainly not innocence when a more volatile and less restrained member of the group decides to react to their inflammatory rhetoric by shooting an abortion provider.”

Murdered 4 years later.…
"Days before a potentially pivotal American mid-term election, we have seen an acceleration not only of Trump’s hate-and-fear-mongering, but of its devastating consequences in American society"

Bracing @djrothkopf piece on the metastasization of Trumpism…
Re #Pittsburgh shooter's "Screw your optics, I'm going in" (^@joshtpm)

NB: Chris Cantwell is the Charlottesville neo-Nazi who went from bragging “I’m trying to make myself more capable of violence" on TV to literally crying on YouTube about facing arrest…
The chant that rang out at the #Pittsburgh vigil for the #TreeofLifeSynagogue victims:

"Vote. Vote. Vote."

9 days.…
Jewish leaders tell Trump he's not welcome in #Pittsburgh until he denounces white nationalism…
"Our Jewish community is not the only group you have targeted. You have deliberately undermined the safety of people of color, Muslims, LGBTQ and people with disabilities. Yesterday's massacre is not the first act of terror you incited against a minority"
Empire State Building goes dark in honor of #Pittsburgh synagogue victims, with an orange mast "shining a light on gun violence awareness" (h/t @m_orenstein)…
"The tragic attack on the Pittsburgh #TreeOfLifeSynagogue just 2 days ago serves as a stark reminder of the need to protect all Americans against hate crimes."

Rosenstein condemns anti-Semitism, announces new hate crime initiatives…
"People say he's evil.

He's some mother's son. And how did he get from that to where he is today?"
"You can cut off some of the branches from our tree, but Tree of Life has been in Pittsburgh for 154 years. We’re not going anywhere. We will be back stronger & better than ever.”

Funerals underway after 11 slain at #Pittsburgh synagogue #strongerthanhate…
“He’s fostered an administration of white supremacy and he is not welcome here in our time of mourning."

Trump's motorcade forced to turn around after thousands of protesters flood #Pittsburgh streets #strongerthanhate…
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