Breitbart.com writer blames media, gun control for latest school shooting

John Nolte responds to the latest act of senseless gun violence by railing against the media and the left

By Elias Isquith
Published June 10, 2014 7:02PM (EDT)
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Another day, another school shooting — this time in Troutdale, Oregon.

Another school shooting, another round of fighting on Twitter between supporters of gun safety measures and gun rights absolutists.

Another round of fighting on Twitter between the warring sides on the gun safety issue, another opportunity for a far right journalist to argue that a school shooting happened not because of the preponderance of guns but rather because of their absence.

On cue, here was how John Nolte of Breitbart.com responded to Tuesday's awful news:

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Until next time. Sigh.


Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a former Salon staff writer.

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