Saturday, May 9, 2015

Walker Shoots His Campaign In The Foot

On Sunday, Sergio Valencia del Toro was upset by an argument with his fiancee. He chose to deal with his pain and anger by going to a community setting with two hand guns and opening fire, killing three people - including an 11 year old girl - before taking his own life:
Police said Wednesday that Jonathan Stoffel of Neenah was shot seven times Sunday on the Fox Cities Trestle Trail bridge, and his 11-year-old daughter was shot three times. A third victim, Adam Bentdahl of Appleton, was shot once, according to preliminary autopsy results.

Meanwhile, Post-Crescent Media learned that the shooter, Sergio Valencia del Toro of Menasha, had been on the bridge at least 45 minutes before opening fire.

Valencia del Toro used a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol to kill the victims, all of whom died on the bridge, police said.

Stoffel's wife, Erin, the fourth person shot by Valencia del Toro, suffered three gunshot wounds during the shooting spree.
So how did Walker respond to this senseless violence in his own state?

Well, he didn't rush to console the survivors and the families of the deceased. Nor did he condemn the senseless violence made easier by the ridiculously availability of guns.

Nope.

What Walker did do was wait a couple of days and then go to Facebook to run a pro-Second Amendment petition in order to grow his mailing list:



When one follows the link, it takes one to Walker's campaign page with the most inane gibberish one might see:
Every law-abiding citizen has a right to own a gun, but under the Obama Administration, our Second Amendment rights have been under constant attack. I’m committed to fighting to ensure that this freedom is protected. Join with me and show that you’re a staunch defender of our Second Amendment rights by signing this petition.
The only thing that makes this laughable is that his campaign team forgot to include the actual petition they want people to sign.

What this does is make it clear that he represents the special interests and not the people. And he would do the same as president.

1 comment:

  1. "What this does is make it clear that he represents the special interests and not the people. And he would do the same as president."

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