Dems’ NRA/GOP-bashing narrative collapses under weight of reality
**Written by Doug Powers
Sunday afternoon the Democrats were quick to suspend a “don’t play politics with a tragedy” rule they implemented just after the attack in New York City after 26 people were shot to death and many more wounded in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At the House of Representatives, California Dem Rep. Ted Lieu walked out of the chamber during a moment of silence for the victims of Devin Kelley:
Lieu, a Democratic congressman, didn’t join his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives for a moment of silence Monday night for the victims of the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that left 26 churchgoers dead and at least 20 more injured.
His walkout was intended to send a message that the time for action — and, more specifically, stricter gun laws — is now, he said.
Yeah, I’ll get to those “gun laws” in a minute.
In the Senate, libs Dick Durbin and Chris Murphy were among the “there ought to be a law against this” Democrats slamming the gun lobby:
— Senator Dick Durbin (@SenatorDurbin) November 6, 2017
Can you sleep tonight, colleagues, when the price of gun lobby goodwill is this – blood soaked church and school floors, city streets?
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) November 5, 2017
Dems have been working overtime to ensure Trump’s re-election by using the shooting for pure politics, blaming the NRA and Republican supporters of the 2nd Amendment for having blood on their hands. But there are a couple of inconvenient truths here that party hack politicians like Lieu, Durbin and Murphy won’t acknowledge: First, they say there should