But he insists nonetheless that “this had nothing to do with religion,” and that will, of course, be the official line, with the mainstream media full of stories about “right-wing homophobia” and “anti-Muslim backlash.” Watch for them; they’ll be coming very soon.
“Orlando Nightclub Gunman’s Father Says Son Was Angry After Seeing Two Men Kissing,” by Brendan O’Connor, Gawker, June 12, 2016:
An MSNBC staff writer spoke with the father of Omar Mateen, the gunman who shot and killed at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday.
“We are apologizing for the whole incident. We weren’t aware of any action he is taking, we are in shock like the whole country. This had nothing to do with religion,” the gunman’s father said. However, he also claimed his son got very angry when he saw two men kissing in downtown Miami recently.