Posted July 5, 2018 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is like pretty much any other politician out there. He has people who like him and people who wouldn’t use their own urine stream to extinguish him if he were engulfed in fire. That’s par for the course for any politician.

This is especially true when they say something that is absolutely true, but the other side of the debate refuses to accept that reality. That’s precisely what’s happening with McConnell right now.

Sen. Mitch McConnell told community leaders back in his home state that Congress is really powerless to stop the scourge of gun violence in America, the Lexington Herald Leader reports. McConnell is, of course, the Senate Majority Leader, putting him in a unique position to actually do something to address the problem that has touched every part of American life from this week’s newsroom shooting in Annapolis to school shooting after school shooting to the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise during softball practice last June.

But, alas, no. There’s nothing that can be done. “I don’t think at the federal level there’s much that we can do other than appropriate funds,” McConnell said Tuesday, pointing out …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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