The open society and its enemies

The round-up of events from Ed Driscoll at Instapundit:

AFTER ORLANDO TERRORIST ATTACK, USUAL SUSPECTS SPOUT USUAL NARRATIVE:

Tom Brokaw: ‘In this County,’ ‘Everything Seems to Get Settled by a Gun.’

ABC Blames Orlando Terror on Election Rhetoric and Guns in America

AP Calls Orlando Terrorist Massacre ‘Just the Latest Mass Shooting’

Media Matters: “The NRA made anti-LGBT attacks during their annual meeting just weeks ago.”

Yahoo: “Bernie Sanders Just Nailed the Real Culprit Behind the Mass Shooting in Orlando…Sanders explained to Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday, the real culprit, according to Sanders, is gun control — or more precisely, lack thereof.”

Kansas City Star Editorial Writer Yael T. Abouhalkah: “Dear God: Today I am so sickened by the evilness of the NRA and gun industry. May their leaders be plunged into ever-lasting hell. Amen.”

Jeffrey Goldberg: “Obama cautious on motive of shooter because caution is required until the investigation advances.”

UPDATE: Transcript of Obama’s boilerplate speech on the incident.

Related: Trump Blasts Obama For Not Mentioning “Radical Islamic” Terrorism As ISIS Claims Responsibility.

The rest of the links above can be opened at Instapundit if you really need to read them. Plus there’s this: Trump takes credit for ‘being right on radical Islamic terrorism’. They make it sound like he’s at fault:

Donald Trump wasted little time seeking political advantage in the massacre at a Florida nightclub, taking credit for “being right on radical Islamic terrorism” in the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history.

The suspect in the attack, identified by authorities as a U.S. citizen of Afghan descent named Omar Saddiqui Mateen, killed 50 people and injured another 53 during a rampage through a gay dance club in Orlando. He died in a gunfight with SWAT officers after initially firing shots into the club and later taking hostages.

“Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don’t want congrats, I want toughness & vigilance. We must be smart!” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted.

Trump followed up that tweet with a statement expressing “My deepest sympathy and support goes out to the victims, the wounded, and their families.”

But he also attacked President Barack Obama, whom he said “disgracefully refused to even say the words ‘Radical Islam'” during his comments on Sunday afternoon. “For that reason alone, he should step down.

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