Posted June 22, 2016 10:20 pm by Comments

By Matt Walsh

This photo provided by Rep. Chillie Pingree (D-Maine) shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) center, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) as they participate in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Rep. Chillie Pingree via AP)

Today, Democrats in the House sat on their butts and accomplished nothing of value. It was just like every other day, but this time they did it without chairs.

The purpose of their “sit in” was to push gun control and protest gun violence. Of course, if they really wanted to protest gun violence by lounging on the floor, you’d think they’d at least choose a floor in Chicago or West Baltimore. But that may be too dangerous, perhaps less sanitary, and it would likely call attention to the most politically inconvenient kind of gun violence. That is, the kind that takes place between minorities in areas where extraordinarily strict gun laws are already on the books.

This photo provided by Rep. Chillie Pingree (D-Maine) shows Democrat members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) center, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) as they participate in sit-down protest seeking a a vote on gun control measures, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Rep. Chillie Pingree via AP)

No, we can’t talk about that. Democrats elected to sit and sulk on the floor …Read the Rest

Source:: The Blaze

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