Democrats immediately exploit Texas school shooting to attack GOP, demand more gun control

There was a mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas Tuesday and, as has become routine over the past decade, Democrats wasted no time in exploiting the terrible tragedy to attack Republicans and demand they submit to various gun control proposals, the Daily Wire reported.

Of course, as has also become typical, virtually none of the gun control proposals put forward — short of a full-on repeal of the Second Amendment and confiscation of all firearms — would actually serve to prevent this incident or nearly any other mass shooting tragedies from occurring.

Biden reacts, blames GOP and “gun lobby”

According to the Associated Press, suspected gunman Salvador Ramos, who just recently bought two AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles after turning 18, shot his grandmother and then attacked Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

During the incident, he reportedly killed at least 19 young students and two adult teachers and left at least 17 others wounded, including several law enforcement officers who engaged the shooter at various points during the terrible event and ultimately killed him in a final shootout in a barricaded classroom.

Most of those details weren’t even yet known, however, when a number of anti-gun Democrats immediately seized upon the shooting to demand more restrictions on firearms and the Second Amendment-protected rights of the American people.

President Joe Biden unsurprisingly led the way in that regard with an emotional speech from the White House as well as a series of tweets that attacked the so-called “gun lobby” and demanded “action” in the form of anti-gun legislation.

Curses and false accusations

The president was certainly not alone in that regard, though, as countless other prominent Democrats put forward similar messages that largely skipped expressing grief for the tragic loss and instead immediately jumped to angry recriminations against those who oppose their openly expressed intentions to infringe upon the natural rights of the people to keep and bear arms.

“There is no such thing as being ‘pro-life’ while supporting laws that let children be shot in their schools, elders in grocery stores, worshippers in their houses of faith, survivors by abusers, or anyone in a crowded place. It is an idolatry of violence. And it must end,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) issued a flurry of anti-Second Amendment tweets as well, including one which read in part: “Another shooting. And the GOP won’t do a damn thing about it. Who the hell are we if we cannot keep our kids safe. This is preventable. Our inaction is a choice. We need nationwide, comprehensive, commonsense gun safety NOW.”

Most likely the most vulgar and explicit in his impotent rage against those who oppose strict gun control was Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who in a series of angry tweets said “F–k you” to the National Rifle Association and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) — who he also maligned as a “baby killer” — as well as “F–k your prayers” in response to the grief expressed by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA).

“Beto” blames Gov. Abbott

All of that may well have been topped in terms of anti-gun performance theater by publicity-seeking ex-Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), who crashed a news conference held Wednesday by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), his opponent in November’s election, in order to accuse the incumbent state leader of being directly responsible for the tragedy that occurred.

Again, though, short of repealing the Second Amendment and attempting to confiscate hundreds of millions of firearms already in existence in this country alone, there are no legitimate or reasonable gun control-related proposals put forward by any of these raging Democrats that would have actually stopped the shooter from doing his worst.

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