Law enforcement work the scene of a shooting at a shopping mall in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. Multiple people were killed and one person was in custody after a shooter went on a rampage at a shopping mall, police in the Texas border town of El Paso said. (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez)


The El Paso Shooter may or may not be a Trump supporter, but his manifesto clearly makes him a Democrat.

We are all quite rightly horrified by not just one, but two brutal mass shootings yesterday/early today. As professional political pundits, we should of course wait until some of the smoke clears before we mount up and sashay into battle over this if nothing else, to make sure we don’t get caught with egg on our faces by promoting falsehoods. After all, that’s a leftist technique. My good friend and colleague Bonchie makes the same point here.

Starting with his very proper condemnation of Robert O’Rourke, Democrat Presidential candidate.

Currently sitting near the bottom of the Democratic field, I suppose Beto felt the need to make headlines. Blaming the President for a mass shooting will do the trick.

We still don’t even know the full scale of this maniac shooter’s ideology and people are already rushing to blame Trump and all Republicans because that’s what they always do.

Beto O’Rourke is not a serious person. To come out and try to make this about himself by ranting for the cameras that the President is a racist who is responsible for this shooting is simply disgusting. It’s standing on the bodies of the dead to try to try to help yourself politically and deserves condemnation.

His final point.

Everyone needs to take a step back right now.

I respectfully disagree. As information comes out we need to analyze it and act on it. As the old saw goes (many variants)

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

This is no different, with the Democrats and their fellow travelers likening President Trump and his supporters as Nazis—and worse.

The Leftists are very good at deflection. In that vein and with the very strong caveat that the “manifesto” is actually the product of the El Paso Shooter, I’m going to put on my pants to try and head off some of the more outrageous claims by the left. Note: if it does come out that the manifesto is bogus, your humble scribe will, in a stand alone article, apologize for this one. We Conservatives don’t hide our corrections way back in Section D, in and amongst the personal ads.

First of all, I’ve read the manifesto several times. The major impression I have of it, is that it is through and through, a leftist screed. Major portions of it have been long espoused by the Democrats. Representative Ocasio-Cortez-Cortez and her crew are driving today’s Democrat Presidential field even farther in that direction.

First, there’s the racial aspect, where the killer advocates keeping all immigrants out. That of course, has never been a Conservative or a Trump position. Legal immigration that benefits America and Americans has been the position since…forever. Moreover, a policy of racial superiority, has long been a provenance of the Democrats. Margaret Sanger, (im)famous eugenicist, is an icon of “Planned Parenthood,” a combination infanticide-baby parts retail operation.

Segregation, is another leftist policy espoused by the El Paso murderer. Democrats supported segregation during Jim Crow. Today, Leftists on college campuses are demanding segregated dorms, classes and even final exams. This killer merely takes an old Democrat ideal to the next level, absent the elimination of immigration, demanding the U.S. be divided into ethnic territories.

His so called, “manifesto” also advocates for universal basic income and government funded health care, which are certainly not conservative platforms.

Democrats, when they can’t win at the ballot box or in the courts, resort to unspeakable violence. ANTIFA, the current enforcement arm of the Democrat Party, riots in the streets, trashes stores and beats elderly Trump supporters bloody. Not satisfied with legal infanticide up until birth, the Democrats even support the murder of a child who through the grace of God, manages to survive that evil procedure they camouflage as, “reproductive health.”

The El Paso Shooter is a direct manifestation of Democrat philosophy. To egregiously paraphrase Winston Churchill,

“This wicked political party, the repository and embodiment of many forms of soul-destroying hatred. This monstrous product of former wrongs and shame.”

Mike Ford, a retired Infantry Officer, writes on Military, Foreign Affairs and occasionally dabbles in Political and Economic matters.

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