A predictable pattern is beginning to emerge that whenever any inconvenient news manages to seep out that would paint Hillary Clinton in a negative light, that there is a near immediate wall-to-wall media firestorm over something that Donald Trump says. Today is no different as questions about Mrs. Clinton’s questionable health and the story that she is being sued by the families of two Benghazi victims has been swallowed by howls of outrage alleging that Trump is calling for someone to just shoot the bitch.
The Washington Post leads the parade of caterwauling ninnies with the article “Trump appears to encourage gun owners to take action if Clinton appoints anti-gun judges”:
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, speaking at a rally in Wilmington, N.C., on Tuesday, appeared to encourage gun owners to take action if Hillary Clinton is elected president and appoints judges who oppose gun rights.
The mogul said that Clinton “wants to abolish, to essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” a charge she has flatly denied. He said that if Clinton becomes president, she could appoint judges who would leave Americans nearly helpless on this front.
“By the way, and if she gets to pick — if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” Trump warned. “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.”
It was not clear whether Trump was inciting gun owners to use their weapons against judges or a sitting president, or was encouraging some other action.
Trump campaign senior communications adviser Jason Miller released a statement shortly after the comment, swatting down the idea that the mogul was suggesting any form of violence.
“It’s called the power of unification — 2nd Amendment people have amazing spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power,” Miller said in the statement. “And this year, they will be voting in record numbers, and it won’t be for Hillary Clinton, it will be for Donald Trump.”
Clinton’s campaign was also swift to respond to Trump’s comments.
“This is simple — what Trump is saying is dangerous,” Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said in a statement. “A person seeking to be the President of the United States should not suggest violence in any way.”
Eager to help to change the subject and duck questions on why she had the father of mass murdering Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen at a Florida campaign stop, Queen Hillary tweeted:
Of course the fact that Queen Hillary is calling for intensified violence in both Syria and Ukraine is ignored – move along, nothing to see here…
And she was quickly joined by hordes of Trump haters that are hoping that they finally have found the silver bullet that will slay the anti-establishment menace:
Some Republicans also blasted Trump over the comments and seemed ready to follow Senator Susan Collins over to the Clinton team. Former CIA-NSA head and go-to media personality Michael Hayden (who managed to escape any accountability despite heading up the NSA before 9/11 and missing the plot) suggested Trump be arrested. Note that Hayden is always referred to by the media as former head of the CIA for the obvious aforementioned reason.
The Secret Service is also apparently on the case:
And the media will make sure that the news cycle will be dominated by Trump’s comments which they will distort in order to distract from the real issues, foremost among them that Mrs. Clinton is a criminal who belongs in prison and not the White House and in any country with a functional media and honest leadership that is exactly where she would be.