Infowars Host Alex Jones Moves to Dismiss Sandy Hook Lawsuit

Lawyers for Jones argued he was acting as a journalist in questioning the official narrative of the Sandy Hook school shooting.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones argued he was acting as a journalist, comparing himself to the Washington Post reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal, when he questioned the official narrative of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting on his talk show. In written arguments filed Friday, the right-wing radio host moved to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by the families of some of the 26 people killed in the Connecticut shooting. Jones…