Sen. Jeff Flake shared an awesome photo this morning of Rep. Steve Scalise back on the baseball field as he gets ready for this year’s congressional baseball game for charity:
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) June 6, 2018
What a wonderful moment:
— Dana Perino (@DanaPerino) June 6, 2018
The shooting occurred on June 17, 2017:
A year later, Steve Scalise is back on the diamond https://t.co/sZrvlNTkBO
— Axios (@axios) June 6, 2018
Scalise tweeted later that he “feels good to be back with the team!”
Feels good to be back with the team! https://t.co/TyWFsqg4Qx
— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) June 6, 2018
But there’s a dark side to this good-news story:
The comments in this heartwarming tweet are so putrid… https://t.co/8JhByGvSDk
— Paul Sacca (@Paul_Sacca) June 6, 2018
Sigh. Here are a few:
You know what would do my heart good? If the kids in the cages, or the kids being shot at in school, were the ones playing baseball. This tweet is seriously out of touch.
— TallulahCarolina? (@TallulahSC) June 6, 2018
What does it say about us when we elect officials who can't pass common sense gun control measures even after one of their colleagues is shot?
— Craig Duster (@CraigDuster) June 6, 2018
— Beth Freeman (@bethannfreeman) June 6, 2018
Glad he didn't die. Like the kids murdered in #Parkland. Or #SantaFeHighSchool. Or #Newtown. I could go on. But why bother, since you obviously don't care about anyone else. We need #gunreform now. Why not leave with something positive, instead of your usual lip service, sir?
— Kara Thrace & Her Special Destiny (@LAinSouthernNJ) June 6, 2018
Wash. Rinse. Repeat.
Well, then: Trump throws cold water on Rep. Steve Scalise's call for concealed carry reciprocity https://t.co/jakSQTq3VT
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 28, 2018
Heartwarming photo: Steve Scalise and family are in New Orleans taking part in Mardi Gras https://t.co/qYpIPvEf3T
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 11, 2018