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Wolf Blitzer Did Not Blame The Tea Party For Boston Explosions

Tweets claiming the CNN anchor was speculating about an anti-tax Tea Party connection turn out to be false.

Posted on April 15, 2013, at 4:51 p.m. ET

People on Twitter are accusing CNN's Wolf Blitzer of making an on-air connection between the Tea Party and the Boston Marathon explosions.

Here we go – CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion http://t.co/JN3rodhC3E

Here we go – CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion http://t.co/JN3rodhC3E-- Surfingmurph

@pbsgwen @pourmecoffee Wolf Blitzer already blaming Tea Party.

@pbsgwen @pourmecoffee Wolf Blitzer already blaming Tea Party.-- DDCain

RT @emzanotti: And it starts... RT @joebrooks: CNN's Wolf Blitzer just speculated if anti-tax groups were behind the bombing WITH ZERO EVIDENCE.

RT @emzanotti: And it starts... RT @joebrooks: CNN's Wolf Blitzer just speculated if anti-tax groups were behind the bombing WITH ZERO EVIDENCE.-- Nance_e

@kkay711 "Wolf Blitzer speculating that the anti-tax Tea Party members could be involved, unbelievable for him to say such a thing."

@kkay711 "Wolf Blitzer speculating that the anti-tax Tea Party members could be involved, unbelievable for him to say such a thing."-- Scott

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Looks like I'm off to workout and then punch the Fu*k outta the first liberal asstard I run across. He can thank Wolf f***ing Blitzer.

Looks like I'm off to workout and then punch the Fu*k outta the first liberal asstard I run across. He can thank Wolf f***ing Blitzer.-- Jeremy Michael

So it just just 3 hours to lay blame on conservatives. Way to Wolf Blitzer! Pathetic.

So it just just 3 hours to lay blame on conservatives. Way to Wolf Blitzer! Pathetic.-- Shayne Zucker

CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion

CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion-- Sidney Reilly

So fucking predictable: Here we go –CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion http://t.co/h9N8iMOzmv

So fucking predictable: Here we go –CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion http://t.co/h9N8iMOzmv-- Karen

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Wolf Blitzer is REALLY blaming the #TeaParty for the Boston explosions? What a partisan douchebag.

Wolf Blitzer is REALLY blaming the #TeaParty for the Boston explosions? What a partisan douchebag.-- Joe Wermter

Asbolutely disgusting that @wolfblitzer speculates there is a link between #Bostonmarathonbombing and Patriots Day? http://t.co/bL0XdL6B3z

Asbolutely disgusting that @wolfblitzer speculates there is a link between #Bostonmarathonbombing and Patriots Day? http://t.co/bL0XdL6B3z-- Nick Hawatmeh

CNN's Wolf Blitzer just speculated if anti-tax groups (otherwise known as Tea Party) were behind the bombing WITH ZERO EVIDENCE

CNN's Wolf Blitzer just speculated if anti-tax groups (otherwise known as Tea Party) were behind the bombing WITH ZERO EVIDENCE-- Justin Carley

But he didn't. Here's what Blitzer actually said:

"It is a state holiday in Massachusetts today called Patriots' Day and, uh, who knows if that had anything at all to do with these explosions." —Wolf Blitzer, CNN

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