On Tuesday, Sister Toldjah at RedState penned a piece titled "We Need to Talk About How the Media Is Labeling the Waukesha Massacre." While "attack" or "rampage" isn't uncommon, some accounts are somehow softening the linguistic blow.
NBC News referred to it as an “accident.” MSNBC analyst Clint Watts also bumbled into referring to it as an “accident.”
Newsweek and the Associated Press both used the word “crash” in their headlines:
Really @Newsweek ? A crash? pic.twitter.com/NMXYtxuXSu