Skip to comments.Jimmy Kimmel fights back tears addressing Florida shooting: 'Children are being murdered'
Posted on 02/16/2018 8:17:02 AM PST by Red Badger
Jimmy Kimmel got choked up during his late-night monologue on Thursday night while discussing the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Dont you dare let anyone say its too soon to be talking about [gun control], Kimmel said amid an emotional takedown of Trumps approach to the tragedy. Because you said it after Vegas, you said it after Sandy Hook, you say that after every one of these eight, now fatal school shootings we had in this country this year.
Children are being murdered, he declared as his voice broke. Addressing President Trump directly, he added, Do something. We still havent even talked about it. You still havent done anything about this. Nothing. Youve literally done nothing. Actually, youve done worse than nothing. You like to say this is a mental health issue, but one of your very first acts as president, Mr. Trump, was actually roll back the regulations that were designed to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill.
Nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz, armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic assault-style rifle, was arrested and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder after opening fire at Stoneman Douglas. Seventeen people were killed on Wednesday and 14 others were injured.
In an address delivered from the White House, Trump said he plans to visit families in Parkland and work with state and local leaders to tackle the difficult issue of mental health.
I agree, this is a mental health issue, Kimmel said, because if you dont think we need to do something about it, youre obviously mentally ill.
Earlier in his monologue, the late-night host urged Americans to tell your buddies in Congress, tell Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell and Marco Rubio, all the family men who care so much about their communities, that what we need are laws, real laws, that do everything possible to keep assault rifles out of the hands of people who are going to shoot our kids.
He also called on Trump again to fulfill his promise to bring common sense to the swamp on Capitol Hill. Tell these Congressmen and lobbyists, who infest that swamp you said you were going to drain, force these allegedly Christian men and women who stuff their pockets with money from the NRA year after year after year to do something, he said. Now. Not later. Now.
Watch Kimmels monologue in the video above.
Wow, some comic.
No tears for the abortion victims?
Mass shootings are terrible. The alternative of the people not being able to own guns is worse.
I won’t watch him, but he’s right that our children are being murdered, but they’re also being drugged and neglected. He’s just wrong in his solution. We need to have a national conversation (not shouting match) about why things are the way they are now.
I’m certain Jimmy doesn’t give a cr@p about the one million unborn babies that are aborted in the U.S. every year.
Worst late night comedian of all time.
nah killing babies is ok
and Sandy hook happened during Obama’s presidency..boy this Kimmel is a douche bag behind his armed security building
Kimmel is a usefull idiot that tells the stupid how they should feel. Then we all laugh !!!
So guard them, Jimmy.
If you care about them so much, go protect them with your life and limb.
Put your money where your mouth is, punk.
Ritalin and Adderal are two big reasons.
Can’t drive, cries at the drop of a hat, I do believe our little Jimmy is going through menopause. Somebody get him a testosterone patch quick, before he starts collecting cats.
Remember when Jimmy showed concern for the thousands of US citizens and police officers killed by illegals? Neither do I. Remember when he showed concern for all the drugs coming over the Mexican border killing 65,000 Americans a year? Neither do I. Remember when he showed concern for those 11 kids in Brentwood New York who were butchered by MS-13, Obamas “unaccompanied minors”? Neither do I.
Another genuine phony that thinks he has something to say.
I never actually watched him on T.V. Every now and then the dumb left wing crap he spews catches the headlines.
Sometimes, I think liberals look forward to the next shooting, and pray it will be a white conservative.
“our children are being murdered” and we not only continue to force them into gun free zones, but we refuse to defend them!
O gosh, no! No tears for babies ripped from their mother’s womb. Can’t have that cuz it’s just a clump of cells, dontcha know?
“...Dont you dare let anyone say its too soon to be talking about [gun control], Kimmel said...”
Stupid Marxist slime like Kimmel continue to trumpet their disarming of the LAW ABIDING American public. The Second Amendment will forever be a target of these Constitution-hating anti-Americans. Marxist control would do so much more for America.
Jimmy, the fraud. Why, Jimmy, do you weep for these children yet celebrate the practice of wrenching babies from the womb of mothers? Such a hypocrite you be, dear Jimmy. Disgusting is too nice a term for you. Grow up. Be a man.
Learn from mistakes you’ve made. Keep your mouth shut and utter no more sounds.
Jimmy Kimmel needs to lay off his estrogen therapy. It’s turning him into a pussy.
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