After almost every mass shooting, someone wants to ask about when did politics matter more than lives. Their effort, of course, is to guilt pro-gun people into supporting gun control. They miss the fact that lives matter to us just as much, if not more, than they do to those asking the question. The difference is that we don’t believe that inhibiting the rights of law-abiding Americans will actually save lives.
Yet as Cam reported yesterday, 14 people were shot at a Chicago funeral home. Despite that, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s toughest words weren’t for the criminals who are turning Chicago into more of a warzone than it already was.
No, she lashed out at President Trump because federal officers are arresting people for attempting to destroy federal property.