Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Alexandria Shooting

Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the third highest Republican in the House, was one of four people shot in Alexandria, Virginia, at a baseball practice session for the Democratic-versus-Republican men's congressional baseball game.
The shooter, since killed, was a Bernie Sanders supporter who posted virulently anti-Trump material on social media.  He specifically asked someone before if he was at the Republican practice session before firing.
Republicans will likely blame Democrats and progressives for inspiring the shooting  with their talk of "revolution."  Democrats will likely blame the Republicans for fostering a culture of hate that inspires such extreme behavior on both sides.
But when all is said ad done, not one piece of gun control legislation will be passed.  

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