“A man in his 70s, Craig Deleeuw Robertson made multiple violent and vile threats against Joe Biden’s life ahead of the president’s visit to that state. Well yesterday morning, in a predawn raid, he was killed by FBI agents hours before Biden was set to arrive in Salt Lake City.
“Now, the FBI reports that he was armed, but the other details surrounding the interaction that led to Robertson’s death are vague. Violent threats against the president should always be investigated and, of course, charges filed when warranted.
“But it is also totally reasonable to ask for more information about how an obese man in his 70s, who had documented mobility issues, posed the threat that was described.
“It kind of amounts to a smear, implicit, at least, of millions of Americans who may have supported President Trump or other conservatives implying that they can’t be trusted or, I don’t know, is it when in doubt, shoot first, ask questions later? – Laura Ingraham.
The irony. Trump’s Truth Social was the platform that tipped off the FBI about Utah man Craig Robertson who threatened to kill President Biden, Alvin Bragg, others. (NBC News) pic.twitter.com/HDXTxGfesp
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) August 10, 2023
Craig Robertson, 75, was ultimately killed in a raid by federal authorities Wednesday morning after he pointed a gun at agents who were there to arrest him. https://t.co/kUq0bmPdoJ
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) August 11, 2023
Utah’s Craig Robertson, the conservative right’s new hero martyr pic.twitter.com/GgJ7rUc5lC
— TizzyEnt (@TizzyEnt) August 10, 2023
Cernovich is worried that the shooting of Craig Robertson will make heavily armed MAGAts threatening to assassinate Trump’s rival and his prosecutors afraid. pic.twitter.com/d4sDGlZZDB
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) August 11, 2023
Glenn Beck is one of the rightwing media figures who filled Craig Robertson’s head with trash and got him killed. It’s fitting that Glenn would use Robertson’s death to continue his work of radicalizing Republicans. pic.twitter.com/IjkebeE9ZH
— 🇺🇲🇺🇦🌊F Elon (@VirtuallyNo1) August 10, 2023