Obama Still Manages To Politicize Visit With Roseburg Families, While ‘Not Politicizing’
So he wasn’t going to mention politics, but then does anyway. Way to go, champ!
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The public must “come together” to figure out how to keep deadly mass shootings from happening, President Barack Obama said Friday. But he emerged from a private meeting with family of the victims of last week’s shooting in Oregon to declare: “Today is about the families.”
Addressing reporters briefly after the approximately hourlong meeting, Obama said occasions like these always remind him that any child or parent or family member could suffer such a loss.
Immediately after a gunman killed eight students and a teacher at a community college last week, a visibly angry Obama said thoughts and prayers are no longer enough in the aftermath and that the nation’s gun laws needed to be changed. He pledged to “politicize” the issue. More