Liberals in America are losing their collective minds over the realization that Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio — egad! — bought a gun on Christmas eve.
Rubio was even asked about his commonplace purchase — the country is seeing record gun ownership under the Obama administration — on Sunday during an appearance on “Face the Nation.”
Rubio explains why he purchased a fire arm recently. Explains that it is the last defense between his family & ISIS https://t.co/2AkdTHZ5yh
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) January 17, 2016
“I’m a strong supporter of the second amendment. I have a right to protect my family if someone were to come after us,” Rubio told CBS host John Dickerson. “In fact, if ISIS were to visit us, or our communities, at any moment, the last line of defense between ISIS and my family is the ability that I have to protect my family from them, or from a criminal, or anyone else who seeks to do us harm. Millions of Americans feel that way.”
Just ask any resident of San Bernardino, California.
As one social media user pointed out, Rubio has the right to buy a gun. ‘End of story.’
— dirtytjh (@dirtytjh) January 17, 2016
Nevertheless, Rubio exercising that right set off the left, who feels that purchasing a firearm for personal protection is somehow a problem.
Here’s a sampling of the left’s response from Twitter (with a few commonsense reactions sprinkled in):
14 americans were slaughtered by ISIS sympathizers, but it’s dumb to buy a gun, right? https://t.co/vO5yjVN9qe
— el Sooper ن (@SooperMexican) January 17, 2016
@mattsteinglass What exactly is insane about wanting to protect one’s family? Or are you saying it’s insane to believe you have that right?
— Ree Fungorio (@ReeFungorio) January 18, 2016
— Jimmy Tusheets (@JimmyTusheets) January 17, 2016
@FaceTheNation Fear mongering SOB.
— Gregg Bentham (@bentlyg2003) January 17, 2016
— Allen Vollbrecht (@allenvollbrecht) January 17, 2016
— Kindler (@progressive_va) January 17, 2016
— Tom (@giantcu92) January 17, 2016
— White Goodman (@LtColRick) January 18, 2016
@JuddLegum you strike me as the type of man who would hide behind a man like Rubio when shit would hit the fan..
— NewsTrend (@newstrendweebly) January 18, 2016
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