I get up in the morning, I work out, I skim Twitter, I peruse several newspapers, and I get ideas that could be blog posts, but I fritter them away in Tweets before breakfast is over, and the blog lies fallow for much of the day.
So I’m going to start turning more Tweets into posts, so the conversation can occur here as well as there.
Let’s start with this one:
For all of you who accuse gun control advocates of exploiting a tragedy for political advantage: THIS is what that looks like, just FYI. You know, for future reference… https://t.co/l1NHmHjuy0
— Brad Warthen (@BradWarthen) February 21, 2018
In case the Tweet I was retweeting doesn’t show up, here’s what I was talking about:
James should apologize for his record and everyone who has ever earned the endorsement of the NRA should wake up to the carnage they’ve contributed to facilitating. 3/3
— Phil Noble (@PhilNobleSC) February 20, 2018
Of course, I was far from the only one to react this way. A couple of other Tweets on the subject:
When questioned by AP about his voting record, @PhilNobleSC said that he supported the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nominee even though Sheheen had gotten an “A” rating from the NRA two years earlier and also supported a guns-in-bars bill. My full story: https://t.co/Xy3mxBVpd8
— Meg Kinnard (@MegKinnardAP) February 20, 2018
To which Tyler Jones responded, “Egg, meet Phil Noble’s face.”
And an American Party candidate for the House had this to say:
— Ryan Cowsert (@cowsertforsc) February 21, 2018
OK, that should be enough to get y’all started…