How progressives say Thoughts’n’Prayers”

After the Midland-Odessa shootings, Joe Biden brought to bear his trademark alloy of dishonesty, sanctimony, and stupidity, insisting that only scheming special-interest groups had prevented us from taking the obvious measure of banning magazines that can hold multiple bullets” — which is to say, magazines, categorically, inasmuch as holding multiple bullets is what magazines do …

Question: How is Biden’s ignorant puffery any less risible than the thoughts and prayers” that our progressive friends so enjoy mocking in these incidents?

Kevin D. Williamson

September 3, 2019

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