Fox News Ainsley Earhardt shows the depth to which the Right Wing will go to normalize gun massacres to protect the gun industry.
Fox News Ainsley Earhardt normalizing gun massacres
— Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies) November 6, 2017
“Governor, you know we’ve been reporting that this shouldn’t happen in a church,” Fox News Ainsley Earhardt. “But I was downstairs talking with some people that work here, that we all talk about our faith. And we share the same beliefs. We were saying there is no other place we would want to go other than in church because I am there asking for forgiveness. I feel very close to Christ when I am there. So I am trying to look at some positives here and know that those people are with the lord now and experiencing eternity and no more suffering, no more sadness anymore.”
Are you kidding me? She then asked the Governor of Texas if he had any stories from a vigil he attended that he wanted to share. The tone of Texas Governor Greg Abbott was just as nonsensical. He made the massacre seem like a natural disaster where prayer was the answer.
“It was clear from my conversations with them from hugging them,” Abbott said. “And holding them and hearing their whispers into my ears that their faith in God was unwavering, that what they relied upon in that moment in time, and during the course of the vigil, later on, was both their faith but also the necessity for us to come together under one God to purge evil and to rely upon the love that God provides.”
This is a dereliction of duty by both the governor and the host for attempting to frame the debate as a religious issue completely ignoring policy solutions.
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