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Tim Kaine Blames “Senseless Act of Gun Violence” for OSU Stabbing, Vehicle Attack

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, listens to the delegate roll call vote at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, listens to the delegate roll call vote at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, listens to the delegate roll call vote at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate, blamed a “senseless act of gun violence” for the Ohio State University attack. In a knee-jerk reaction fueled by a desire to spout anti-Second Amendment talking points, Sen. Kaine apparently didn’t bother to learn there was no gun involved in the attack.

In reality, Abdul Razak Ali Artan, an 18-year-old Somali refugee and student, was behind the attack that involved a car and a knife on the campus of Ohio State University Monday. It left nine people injured.

Sen. Kaine, who repeatedly questioned the judgement of President-elect Donald J. Trump, was forced to tweet a message clarifying his response. But rather than a true clarification, he blamed early reports for not waiting for adequate information or “updated reports.”

For the record, it is common to get erroneous information in the early hours of the onset of a shooting or terror attack, which is something Sen. Kaine knows full-well. He, along with other Democrats, were obviously overwhelmed with excitement over the prospect of attacking the Second Amendment constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens.

Further, Sen. Kaine wasn’t even the worst case of politicization. Vox, a leftwing off-shoot of The Washington Post, brought up gun violence even after they conceded a gun wasn’t used in the crime.

As more of these events end up in the news, the the country is consistently forced to consider why the U.S., more than any other developed nation, suffers from such extraordinary levels of gun violence.

Again, in reality, crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation clearly show nearly three times more people are stabbed to death than killed with rifles & shotguns.

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    @timkaine must be calling shooting by #police of #somali #refugee #terrorist senseless? #ohiostate 2bad #kasich wasn’t there

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    @PPDNews he is an idiot.

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    @PPDNews @timkaine has a long week ahead of him.
    Almost as long as the comments on that tweet ?

    https://t.co/oTHMQlbGof

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    Just like a brain dead democrat to jump to conclusions without knowing all the facts. This guy is an idiot.

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    One of Tim Kaine’s Aleppo moments.

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    very bizarre! What if the officer did not have a gun?!!

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    @DrainThatSwamp Little Tiny Tim you are such a loser.

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