During an appearance on Fox News’ morning house of derp Fox & Friends Friday morning, always thirsty GOP Presidential candidate Marco Rubio went after President Obama and liberals for calling for stricter gun control laws in the wake of another mass shooting in the United States. In Rubio’s mind, since the shooting is likely related to Islamic terrorism, we shouldn’t be focused on the shooting aspect of the tragedy but instead concerned with the fact that it may have to do with our broader War on Terror. To further drive home his point, he made a comparison between left-wing outrage over guns and Democrats’ silence on pipe bombs and other explosive devices.
Speaking to the goofily smiling fascists on the curvy couch, Rubio bashed the President, saying that he believes Obama is really hoping that this isn’t tied to ISIS or another terror organization so he can continue his war against American patriots and constitutional conservatives who are expressing their God-given right to own AR-15s.
“When this first came out, without knowing anything about the case, the first thing they started talking about was gun control.I don’t hear anybody talking about bomb control. They put bombs and left bombs behind on the scene of attack, intending to kill even more people than they did with guns.
I think it’s symptomatic of the broader issue, and that is an almost hope that none of this is terror related because [President Obama] wants this argument to be ‘We have this under control.’ We do not have this under control. You can see in the original reaction, they were hoping this was just another one of these incidents and instead it’s turned into increasingly likely a terrorist attack.”
Some things to unpack here. One, it sure as hell seems that Rubio isn’t really concerned about other mass shootings. You know, the ones committed by real ‘Muricans who aren’t infected by the TERRORISM. Those aren’t so bad. It is just one of those “incidents” and not done in the name of Allah. Those people that died in the other dozens of mass murders didn’t die as horrifically because the bullets that riddled their bodies weren’t as ideologically ugly.
Second, perhaps the reason you don’t hear those dirty hippies on the left whining about “bomb control” is because there are already harsh federal laws on the books when it comes to illegally using, building and owning explosive devices. Yes, the shooters in San Bernardino made pipe bombs and attempted to use them during their murder spree. However, if they would have been caught with them at any point prior to the shooting, they could have faced as much as ten years in prison, maybe even more, depending on the statute.
But that is always the conservative argument whenever there are calls for stricter gun laws or the banning of certain weapons. (Which is why Republicans voted to allow those on the terror watch list to legally buy guns.) Laws don’t work because this person broke such and such law, so we shouldn’t even try to do anything about guns, because criminals will still illegally get guns and we’ll all be SITTING DUCKS. Essentially, the argument boils down to a call for anarchy and the need for everyone to just have a bunch of guns for self-defense and killing brown people.
Anyway, we all know the real solution to all of our concerns when it comes to terrorism. The moment Obama just says the words “radical Islamic terrorism,” it will all go away.
Below is video of the segment, courtesy of Fox News: