Skip to comments.Your dead kids don't trump my constitutional rights': Right-wing icon Joe the Plumber...
Posted on 05/27/2014 7:35:08 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
...writes outrageous open letter to families of UCSB shooting victims
Political mascot-turned-gun-advocate Samuel 'Joe the Plumber' Wurzelbacher wrote an open letter to grieving parents who lost their children to mass-murderer Elliot Rodger 'As harsh as this sounds,' he insisted on a conservative blog, 'your dead kids don't trump my Constitutional rights' to own guns Wurzelbacher was responding to Richard Martinez, who blamed his son's death on the NRA and 'craven, irresponsible politicians' He became a GOP sensation in 2008 when candidate Barack Obama told him at a campaign event that 'when you spread the wealth around' with taxes, 'it's good for everybody' The crass letter, he wrote, wasn't directed at the parents of Rodger's stabbing victims
A former Republican congressional candidate who owes his mini-stardom to a chance encounter with Barack Obama during his first presidential campaign wrote in an open letter to shooting victims' families that their grief can't override the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. I am sorry you lost your child, wrote Samuel Wurzelbacher, known in conservative circles as Joe the Plumber. 'I myself have a son and daughter and the one thing I never want to go through, is what you are going through now.' 'But: As harsh as this sounds your dead kids don't trump my Constitutional rights.' His harsh words came a day after Richard Martinez, whose so Christopher was gunned down Friday night by mass-killer Elliot Rodger, blamed the National Rifle Association and 'craven, irresponsible politicians' for his son's death.
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The democrats will use them for as long as they need them then toss them aside like an old apple core.
I sleep better knowing my girls pack heat wherever they go. I sure wouldn’t want one of them to become a defenseless victim like Mr Martinez’s son.
I watched Martinez going off on the NRA this morning. He should have been attacking the National Knife Association. I don’t think very highly of someone who will dance in his son’s blood for the DemocRAT Party. IMHO, that’s exactly what he was doing. His 15 minutes have arrived although his son wasn’t shot. He was stabbed.
No, his son was shot in the deli.
The Martinez “trail of tears” sideshow and financial scam to replace the “Trayvon Martin trail of tears” sideshow and financial scam?
Half of Roger’s victims were stabbed to death yet no one is clamoring for knife control.
And not a single victim or witness returned fire ....
This Martinez is obviously out of his mind with grief. Just listen to the guy and it’s all raw emotion, no reason whatsoever. And the sick bastards in the leftist media are right there to swoop in and use him to push their politics. He’s wrong, but he was also obviously not in his right mind when making those remarks and so I pity the man. Another pawn of the anti-liberty lobby.
I am so sick of that mans face I could puke
Three people where hacked to death with a machete and the guy screams about guns
Liberals are disgusting
His son was one of the shooting victims, the stabbing victims were in the
apartment this man’s son was shot in a deli!!!! It makes no difference how
his son was killed, it was mental illness that killed his son NOT THE GUN
the gun DID NOT SHOOT ITSELF the kid was a sicko!!!!
It is pitifully pathetic that this guy would politicize the death of his son! The son’s death had nothing to do with the NRA. It did have a whole lot to do with a schizophrenic spoiled young man who had everything given to him.
Have agree with Joe. There is nothing I hate more than someone pimping their dead children to take away my rights. I’m tired of these little tinpot dictators self-appointing themselves Emperor of the Universe to remake the country in their image because their child died.
The democrips are all about demagoguery. They would exploit their own mother’s dead if it empowered their twisted agenda. Show they really do not care about Martinez, just how they can exploit him. ... And still black people don’t get it! I’ll bet a large number of Hispanics do though ...
Ummm... Elliot's BMW was getting fired upon by foot patrol officers while he was racing up and down streets wildly shooting and running over pedestrians. There was not one fatality (other than Elliot) once he started getting fired upon. (They first caught up to him near the I.V. Deli Mart, where he shot and killed Christopher Michael-Martinez... this was just after shooting the two girls (both killed) and one boy in front of the sorority.)
Archie Bunker wants to know if he’d feel any better if hiss boy was thrown out a 7th floor window.
The three who were stabbed to death were asian males.
I feel sorry for this father who lost his son in a senseless act of violence, but it had to be said that along with the 1st amendment, the 2nd is the bedrock of our freedom. His rant made me ill with it’s stupidity.
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