Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley Race to Politicize San Bernardino Mass Shooting (Update: Sanders, too)

Without knowing the most basic facts of the cause of the attack, two of the three Democratic Party presidential candidates rushed to politicize the mass shooting in San Bernardino on Wednesday afternoon even as the situation was not resolved with the shooter(s) on the loose and police investigating a possible bomb.

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O’Malley, trailing badly in the polls to front runner Clinton, beat Clinton by almost an hour with his statement. As of 3:30 p.m. EST Bernie Sanders had not posted a statement to Twitter on the shooting.

Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley posted statement to Twitter.

“I refuse to accept this as normal. We must take action to stop gun violence now. -H”

“Horrifying news out of #SanBernardino. Enough is enough: it’s time to stand up to the @NRA and enact meaningful gun safety laws”

UPDATE: Bernie Sanders posted a statement at 4:08 p.m. EST.

“Mass shootings are becoming an almost-everyday occurrence in this country. This sickening and senseless gun violence must stop.”

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  • Michael Sellars

    HRC: “We must take action to stop gun violence now.” – What state has done more (demonstrably futilely) than The People’s Republic of California, to do just that?

  • iamwinstonsmith

    Last I checked California had the strictest gun laws of any state.

  • Dany

    Hillary, If this is Mohamed are you ready to close the borders?

  • Cracker

    These incidents only enforce the notion that I need to pack on daily basis to protect my family from the crazys cause ALL the gun control laws don’t protect diddlie…

  • Wingman

    “Enact meaningful gun safety laws”… Isn’t shooting innocent people already illegal? Yeah that would have prevented this shooting. OMalley is such a douchebag!

  • Wild Bill Kinda

    $20 says the weapons will get traced back to fast and furious.

  • Scott

    Unfortunately, we’ll see many more of these situations between now and the election.

    This plays right into Hillary’s wheelhouse and her appeal to female voters.

  • bicentennialguy

    Better get over there and drink the blood while it’s still warm, Hillary.

  • Rick Caird

    Notice there are no actual proposals. Just a desire for someone else to come up with something.

  • Circa53

    Another “Gun Free Zone” gets hit..
    I’m hoping the shooters are mex cartel or muslims or black panthers..It will deflate the libs and obongo.

  • Glen from the mail room


  • COPAcetic1
  • Patty

    never let a crisis go to waste

  • loy

    them stop the muslim migration……

  • Mazzif Fizzam

    Farooq Saaed…I think we know what needs to be done to stop this violence.

  • steveiD

    OK how do all these dems know it wasn’t a terrorist attack? Did they have their tweets all ready to go?

  • Molon labe

    Are you kidding? If it is Muslim terrorism, the Dems will redouble their efforts to bring MORE Muslims across our borders at the same time they are shouting for gun control!!! And they wonder WHY we are buying guns in record numbers !

  • JY1

    I don’t have as much catastrophe response experience as someone who blamed a terrorist attack on an embassy in north Africa on a Youtube video…

    But it seems to me that if the problem is people shooting at me, I should avail myself of the ability to return fire.

    Now, if the problem were people throwing hand grenades, exploding suicide vests, or crashing planes into skyscrapers, I would be in support of legislation outlawing grenades, suicide vests, air planes, and sky scrapers.

  • Circa53

    CNN..Says obongo has been briefed and he’s sitting down now for an Interview with CBS..He says there is “Now a pattern in this country of these shootings that occurs no where else in the world”..

  • videosavant

    Wrong. What they want is to confiscate all guns. But too cowardly to even speak the words.

  • Brett Favre

    stand up to NRA and bow down to islam…. nice

  • John Adams1

    This is the biggest false flag I’ve ever seen. 3 armored “suspects” are able to escape a surrounded building and within what 20mins the Clinton Bot and the rest of the socialists are pushing the agenda… False Flag”False flag (or black flag) describes covert operations designed to deceive in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by entities, groups, or nations other than those who actually planned and executed them.”

  • Tyrannocankles rex

    Don’t forget accidental police exercise nearby. LOL Word from Shep’s lips.

  • John Adams1

    Shep’s a giant Democrat…

  • Tyrannocankles rex

    Anybody catch the spelling the cops just did?

  • FishinBuddy

    From what I’ve read and heard these shooters may not be crazy. Just well organized. Either way, your point is spot on.

  • Tyrannocankles rex

    He was quoting Obama and agreeing.

  • Rick Caird

    That was the point.

  • Dany

    (France-media) Police looking for 30 years old Farooq Saeed….

  • Buck Naked

    A guy n CNN just said this looks like anti government right wing militia movement domestic terrorism. I’ve been watching CNN and MSNBC to see what they’re saying and both have received the talking points directly from the white house and they’re pushing domestic terrorism most likely from anti govt, militia movement group. more than likely a grievance between someone and the state/local govt agency. Really? talk about jump to conclusions. what if this was a disgruntled BLM idiot like the guy in IL that threatened to kill 16 white people?

  • JimmaObama

    Of course that fat B**th hillary would focus on gun violence…but will be funny when we learn it was a middle eastern bastard muslim….a problem she so efficiently created…..

  • matrix

    If that’s the case, she will blame global warming, and guns.

  • June Clinkenbeard

    The Left is so predictable. You’d think they’d come up with a new angle or something but they never do.

  • Hip hip hooray. We’re all hoping for the same.

  • Fire Hoses

    Muslims, or False Flag?

  • Arch

    This cannot be. Don’t these people realize that Semi-automatic military looking rifles are banned in California? They broke the law. Obama has already said it’s a gun problem. Will someone at Fox get the hook or tell Shep Smith won’t STFU!

  • Deez_Nuts2015

    Hell, I’ll blame it on Muzslims here and now.

    Facts? Pffffft…who needs ’em? Just ask Hillary.

  • Deez_Nuts2015

    Yup. MORE LAWS is the fix!!!

  • Deez_Nuts2015

    They continue to appeal to the lofo’s; they never get tired of rubber-neckin’.

  • zoobreath

    Can I assume the deaths would have been more holy by their standards if explosives were used?

  • Bubba Gump

    Never leave home without. It is your duty to take care of yourself. Let those who rely on someone else be the victims. Just pack it quietly and never pull it unless you intend on using it. Once it comes out you only have moments to make a choice.

  • zombietimeshare

    “We must take action to stop gun violence now.”

    Okay, tell it to the criminals and leave the law abiding alone.

  • Bubba Gump

    That my friend does not support the narrative if the tards. They want the government to do the protecting for their safety and power.

  • zombietimeshare

    Tards? Really? I prefer to call them D’bags.

  • Patty

    something I wanted to post, because we need this today.

    Lisa Aldrich in Caledonia, MI, needed a bakery worker at Meijer to write on a birthday cake.

    The lady took the cake to the back, wrote “Happy Birthday Mandy” on it, and handed it back to Aldrich. She took the cake without looking at it, but was surprised when she went to the checkout lanes.


  • Patty

    Larwyn’s Linx: Gun Control Group Calls For Obama To Declare “State of Emergency,” Ban Guns

    The National Gun Victims Action Council (NGVAC) is calling on
    President Barack Obama to declare a “state of emergency” over fictional
    events, and then use that fictitious excuse to scrap the Constitution
    and impose his will under martial law.

    Gun control supporters really are apparently just this crazy (hat tip: AWR Hawkins):

    Americans are in the midst of a gun violence epidemic.
    The National Emergencies Act gives the president the power and
    responsibility to declare a state of emergency when the government lacks
    the procedures and capacity to address an unchecked natural or man-made
    public health epidemic.

    How much more must Americans endure? Domestic military installations
    have been attacked; media members have been murdered on camera.
    Shootings have recently occurred at church prayer meetings, in movie
    theaters, restaurants, department stores, offices, factories, schools,
    colleges, national parks and while driving along major US highways.


  • Richard V

    Obama the leader has caused this with is trying to destroying this nation from within.

  • Patty

    BREAKING: San Diego Tribune Reports Suspects in San Bernardino Shooting “Middle Eastern” Men

    I just saw this headline but there is no conformation of this anywhere, yet.

  • Silverback

    Another man made disaster due to global warming? Prez Obama announced in Paris that fish are swimming in the streets of Miami. What next?

  • Patty

    Obama Calls for ‘Common Sense’ Gun Control During Active Shooting in San Bernardino – Updates


  • nodhimmi

    They were Muslims, eh? I see the gleeful talk of domestic terrorists has simmered down somewhat

  • Cracker

    Very well said!

  • itsy_bitsy

    Will someone please -itch slap Hillary!

  • steveiD

    It was a terrorist attack not a mass shooting. 4 suspects now, 2 dead. What a bunch of brain dead idiots we have for dem candidates, oh yeah and the big zero too. Funny how hey all tweeted basically the same thing just after this happened. Surprised they didn’t jump the gun and tweet before it happened.

  • HandsOffOurFreedoms

    More guns = less gun violence. More guns laws that criminals won’t follow = more gun violence. Got it, libiots?

  • Funkmaster5000

    Moronic clowns.

  • Hugh Everett

    Get to know the name Farouk Sayed.
    Tough luck Democrats. You were so hoping for a name like “Tim McVeigh”!.

  • Rooby Doo

    And that’s why I’m heavily armed.

  • Dennis Schaaf

    It’s all they know.
    so, they go with what they know.
    Three losers, one bigger than the other.

  • David Douglass

    And might I add, profile for Muslims, any middle eastern looking people, male and female. The Muslims are being used by Obama to accomplish the removal of all guns from America. Then the end begins.

  • David Douglass

    And the ONLY reason these Muslims attacked non-Muslims was due to Global Climate Change. Yes that’s right folks, the Muslims and unbelievably no Americans, are forced to attack because white folks caused the earth to warm up. So they must die as soon as possible. Poor Muslims, victims of Climate Change.

  • radioone

    These “Democrat Operatives posing as journalists” are just following orders on how to report the story.

  • radioone

    Plus, let’s thrown in the “Community Organizers” and their BLM movement. Let’s not forget the “crybabies on campus” crowd. The cauldron will continue to boil through 2016 and create votes for Dems.

  • Stuck_in_Ca

    Was it a video this time Hilarious Rotten?

  • Dr_Albert_Gortenbull

    Barrack, Hillary, Bernie, and Martin are very sick individuals who are afraid to say the words “Muslim Terrorists”. Albert

  • FishinBuddy

    I am licensed to carry but never have because I’ve never needed a gun. Guess what’s in my laptop case today.