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Alexandria Shooter: ‘Are Those Republicans Or Democrats Out There Practicing?’ (UPDATE: Shooter Is A Bernie Bro)

Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and at least four others were shot at an early-morning baseball practice in Alexandria, by an as yet unidentified gunman. I predict a sharp turn toward gun-control talk today among our moral, ethical, and intellectual betters, if it turns out this guy is one of theirs.

Courtesy of Rebecca Berg at Real Clear Politics:

That’s an interesting question to ask, right before you start shooting at people.

Reportedly, Scalise was shot in the hip and is now in stable condition at GWU Hospital.

Update: WaPo has identified the shooter as James T. Hodgkinson, owner of a home-inspection business in Belleville, IL. Here’s his Facebook page.

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