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Republicans Are Winning on Abortion but Devoted to Death

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Another day, another embarrassing Republican politician.

In case you’re keeping track, I’m referring to Thomas Massie, the U.S. congressman who on Saturday tweeted out a “Christmas” photo showing his smiling family packing heat, with the words, “Santa, please bring ammo.”

You can be in favor of the Second Amendment without feeling the need to fetishize weaponry and publicly display it. Unfortunately, the context of Massie’s photo—coming just days after a school shooting where four students were fatally shot and seven other people hurt—shows that his faux pas is not just stupid; it’s heartless.

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