Geraldo Rivera Says ‘Never Mind’ About False Flag Claims On Bombs: I ‘Outsmarted Myself’

Rivera said Thursday night that he believed the pipe bombs sent to high-profile Democrats and CNN was an "elaborate hoax."

Geraldo would like to take a mulligan.

During a Fox Business appearance last night, the Fox News correspondent-at-large jumped on the right-wing “false flag” bandwagon when he said he believed the pipe bombs mailed to high-profile Democrats and CNN was an “elaborate hoax” meant to divide Americans and “embarrass President Trump.”

Well, about that…

After federal authorities arrested 56-year-old Florida man Cesar Sayoc, a registered Republican who frequently posted pro-Trump and anti-Democrat messaged on social media and drove a literal MAGAmobile, Rivera took to Twitter to say, “My bad.”

“Never mind; outsmarted myself in conjuring false flag operation designed to hurt @realDonaldTrump & #GOP,” Geraldo tweeted. “Actual alleged perp 56-year old #CesarSayoc is apparently stereotype most media assumed: a middle-aged, rabid, extreme right winger w a troubled past & long criminal record.”

Anyway, nothing to see here. Now back to normal business.

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Justin Baragona is the founder and publisher of Contemptor. He was previously the Cable News Correspondent for Mediaite and prior to starting Contemptor, he worked on the editorial staff of PoliticusUSA. During that time, he had his work quoted by USA Today and BBC News, among others. Justin began his published career as a political writer for 411Mania. He resides in St. Louis, MO with his wife and pets.
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