American politics has devolved into pure nastiness, with each side blaming the other for the lack of civility.
However, at the end of the day, it’s undeniable that the Democrat party has abandoned all thought of civility, at least, as they claim, until they win the next election.
This from the Federalist Papers,
Obama Dishonors Dead Synagogue Victims To Push Narrative by Carmine Sabia
President Obama, like many of his fellow Democrats, wasted no time in using the deaths of 11 people at a Jewish synagogue on Saturday to promote his far-left anti-gun agenda.
“We grieve for the Americans murdered in Pittsburgh. All of us have to fight the rise of anti-Semitism and hateful rhetoric against those who look, love, or pray differently. And we have to stop making it so easy for those who want to harm the innocent to get their hands on a gun,” he wrote.
We grieve for the Americans murdered in Pittsburgh. All of us have to fight the rise of anti-Semitism and hateful rhetoric against those who look, love, or pray differently. And we have to stop making it so easy for those who want to harm the innocent to get their hands on a gun.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 27, 2018
The first part of his statement was spot on. It was unifying, thoughtful and healing.
But he just couldn’t stop there. He couldn’t help himself.
The divider in chief had to take the opportunity to continue the anti-gun crusade he headed and fostered for two terms in the Oval Office.
It is a page from his former aide, and current Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel’s play book.
“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before,” Emanuel said.
He was joined by others in Hollywood and the political realm who echoed his sentiments.
Singer Bette Midler used the shooting to attack President Donald Trump.
To the families of those who died in the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, my deepest and sincere sympathies. This horror is escalating day by day. If only we had LEADERSHIP that would actually take steps to stop it.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) October 27, 2018
Wow! @realDonaldTrump just blamed the victims for not having guns inside the temple. He’s gotta go!
— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) October 27, 2018
Yeah, that’s a lie.
Others, like Obama, focused on pushing the gun control narrative.
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