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Feeling the Bern

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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 09:59 AM Jun 2016

Right Wing Gloating As At Least 50 Die In Florida Mass Shooting At Gay Club

Updated: It’s now being reported that least 50 people are dead.

As the nation wakes up to a possible terror attack on an Orlando nightclub that caters to the LGBT community, the right wing wasted no time in both politicizing the tragedy and displaying just how sick and depraved conservatism has become in America.

As of this writing, all we know is that around 50 are dead and over 40 are wounded, making this one of the largest mass shootings in American history. A man walked into the Pulse, a downtown Orlando club, at around 2 a.m. and opened fire with an assault rifle and a handgun and then took hostages. After a shootout with the police, the gunman is dead and as yet unidentified, although the police believe the killer to be an Islamic radical. Despite the carnage and tragic loss of life, conservatives jumped onto twitter to mock the dead and gloat:

These fucking wingnuts are sick beasts
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