How NOT to Respond to a Church Shooting Massacre
Details are just emerging from the horrific church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where as many as 26 worshipers were killed by a gunman and 20 more injured earlier today.
Predictably, the same politicians, media personalities, actors, commentators and social media celebrities who after the terror attack in New York City just a few days ago warned about politicizing the tragedy are now rallying to politicize today's incident.
The go-to whipping boy after tragic events like this is, of course, the NRA:
"Not all Muslims," but "it's every NRA member."
Democrat Congressman Ted Lieu started off well...
But he couldn't let the opportunity pass:
Then we had the attacks on "thoughts and prayers":
How can professional comedians be so unfunny?
And the mindless attacks on the victims:
No shooting tragedy can pass without the attacks on the gun industry and calls for more government regulation.
Perhaps the worst is the obligatory race baiting:
Of course, motive is at the very heart of federal charges of terrorism.
CNN has already covered itself in glory by having one of its guests push out a well-known 4Chan hoax:
Again, the same crowd who complained about politicizing tragedies just a few days ago had no problem immediately politicizing this tragedy.