At the risk of being called cold or harsh, let me begin by saying every American has a right to his/her opinion on just about any issue. Including gun control.
Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let me add this: the people playing partisan politics on the graves of the 17 innocent dead people from Douglas High School are despicable. I don’t care what age they are.
Over the last couple of weeks, a variety of conservative voices have gotten in trouble for insinuating that the anti-gun protesters coming out of Douglas High School seem far too practiced to simply be grieving students.
Benjamin Kelly, a district secretary for Florida GOP Rep. Shawn Harrison, was fired after wondering if the anti-gun students were actually just “crisis actors.” Yes, Kelly went too far. Yes, he spoke too soon about a subject that was far too raw, and he