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.
California shooting looks very bad. Good luck to law enforcement and God bless. This is when our police are so appreciated!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 2, 2015
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: “Whenever there’s a tragedy, everything goes up, my numbers go way up.”
— Sara Murray (@SaraMurray) December 3, 2015
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.