Welp, looks like Hillary can send Donald Trump a big ol’ heart-shaped box of chocolates, because that whole story about the Orlando terrorist’s father just took a very distant back seat to this:

Is that supposed to be part of the “pivot” we’ve been hearing about?

Sigh. Maybe it’s not as bad as it sounds. Maybe he didn’t mean what it sounded like.

But come. On. Enough is enough. At some point, you’ve got to learn how to think before you speak. Because bad optics are bad optics. And this is not what’s going to win it for the GOP.

But maybe that’s just how Trump likes it.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Update:

That was about as coherent a statement as we’ve come to expect.

The damage is already done. Hillary couldn’t’ve asked for more.

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Updates:

D’oh! WATCH this man react to Trump’s Second Amendment SNAFU

Spin mode, ACTIVATE: Campaigns duel over Trump’s ‘Second Amendment people’ crack

Garry Kasparov finds Trump’s ‘Second Amendment people’ remarks all too familiar

Sen. Chris Murphy hears ‘Second Amendment people,’ thinks unstable people with unhinged hatred