Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy suggested that marijuana and fatherlessness were to blame for Saturday’s deadly mall shooting in Allen, Texas that left nine dead including the shooter.
"I think we ought to look at the issue of fatherlessness. We also ought to look at weed," the Fox host said in a conversation with a GOP congressional candidate Dr. Tre Pennie.
As speculation and misinformation on social media run amok regarding the gunman’s identity (Black?) and his motive (racially motivated?), neither is known because the police remain tight-lipped while they investigate.
But then there’s Twitter where tweets from suspected white supremacists are fueling an anti-Black narrative. And, right on cue, Fox’s Campos-Duffy dragged out the debunked but not forgotten ‘absent black fathers’ myth.
Blaming cannabis for mass shootings and myriad other …