Damage Control Propaganda: Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow-point ammo purchases

Saturday, August 18, 2012
By Paul Martin

August 17, 2012

Uh huh if you say so. What about the other 1+ billion rounds?

FOX News Obscure federal agencies triggered a firestorm of conspiracy theories this week after they put out orders for thousands of rounds of deadly hollow-point bullets.

But the agencies, most recently the Social Security Administration, are trying to put a damper on the speculation — noting the ammunition is “standard issue” and simply used for mandatory federal training sessions.

“Our special agents need to be armed and trained appropriately,” said a message on the official blog for Social Security’s inspector general office explaining the purchases.

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