If there’s anyone who is happy about the appalling statistics regarding mass shootings in the U.S., it is Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump responded after Wednesday’s mass shooting in San Bernardino California initially with praise for police.

But it wasn’t long before he said something terrible, as he always does. According to CNN political reporter Sara Murray, Trump had this to say to reporters shortly after the Republican Jewish Coalition,  

Trump knows that his particular brand of fear-mongering attracts frightened GOP crazies by the droves, and an increasing suspicion regarding Muslim individuals is nothing but bank for the despicable candidate. 

Read more at Salon. 

Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at srobinson@ringoffireradio.com