CNN’s Jake Tapper, MSNBC’s Chris Hay’s and Mother Jones’ Ben Dreyfuss,
Several hours later, The Times corrected its opinion piece, adding the following:
Correction: June 16, 2017
An editorial on Thursday about the shooting of Representative Steve Scalise incorrectly stated that a link existed between political rhetoric and the 2011 shooting of Representative Gabby Giffords. In fact, no such link was established. The editorial also incorrectly described a map distributed by a political action committee before that shooting. It depicted electoral districts, not individual Democratic lawmakers, beneath stylized cross hairs.
The truth is, not only was “no such link” ever established, none, whatsoever,
existed. Nor is there any evidence Loughner was remotely aware of the