Patriot Retort: You know, I’ve been doing this for almost ten years now, and at this point, there isn’t much that can shock and disgust me anymore. But that asshole Robert Francis O’Rourke using an official press conference about the murder of nineteen children to stage a campaign stunt was so repulsive and obscene, it managed to shock and disgust even someone as cynical and jaded as I am.
You’ll notice I have written a single word about this mass murder. As I said, I’ve been doing this for nearly a decade, and over the years, I’ve developed what I call the “Shut the Hell Up” approach to these incidents.
Imagine how much better off we would be as a country if everyone would just join me in shutting the hell up? If all the hot takes froze solid and shattered into a million pieces before they got posted in the press or social media, or spoken from the halls of Congress or the White House podium, we could dial down some of the division that is consuming this country.
I avoided reading news articles about this murderer’s rampage and ignored as much of the insanity as I could when I went on Twitter.
But when Beto pulled his campaign stunt, I saw red. more