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A Democratic National Platform Committee member said that no one should own a gun Wednesday.
“I really don’t personally think anyone should have a gun,” Bonnie Schaefer, a North Carolina resort and spa owner said at a planning event. “I mean that’s just my own — you know — philosophy.”
Then Schaefer gave this argument.
“Nothing is ever solved when you have a gun in your hand, except the worst possible scenario,” she said.
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C-SPAN clip via GOP War Room and Washington Free Beacon.
Republican National Committee chief strategist and communications director Sean Spicer noted that the DNC platform committee was meeting in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, and wondered if the DNC would try to take “God” out of their platform like they tried in 2012.
Then he tweeted:
DNC platform Comittee member questions why any American needs to own a gun
— Sean Spicer (@seanspicer) June 8, 2016
People were understandably appalled.
— coolrick (@allainrick) June 9, 2016
— frank lazor (@franklazor) June 9, 2016
@seanspicer Were the first 10 Amendments labelled the “Bill of Needs”? No? Then I think we don’t “need” to answer, do we?
— Bert Difig (@BertDifig1) June 9, 2016
The Washington Free Beacon also covered Schaefer’s remarks, and its tweet bore similar fruit.
— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) June 8, 2016
@FreeBeacon Some of us are into the self-preservation thing.
— Michael Gene Berry (@HyperSentinel2) June 9, 2016
— (((Over It Jer))) (@BakoJer) June 9, 2016
@FreeBeacon @brianmcarey They always go to far. The quote should be :: “DNC Platform Committee Member Doesn’t Think”
— The 5TH Estate (@POTUSFerocUS) June 9, 2016
If she ever had a 6’2″, 240 lb man with a baseball bat break into her house, she’d understand why. @seanspicer
— John Taznar (@Taznari) June 9, 2016
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