John Kasich was the recipient of a tidal wave of Twitter hate Monday, as countless users blamed the Ohio governor for Monday’s horrific attack on Ohio State University’s campus.
Kasich praised Ohioans for exhibiting strength and resilience in the face of such a tragedy with a statement Monday afternoon.
Ohio Governor John R. Kasich issued the following statement in response to the attack this morning at The Ohio State University: pic.twitter.com/I3KS2b5dMB
— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) November 28, 2016
But that didn’t stop people from blaming his calls to open the Buckeye state’s borders to international refugees for Abdul Artan’s actions. (RELATED: OSU Attacker Identified — Here’s Everything We Know About Abdul Razak Ali Artan)
You insisted Ohio take in Somali Muslims @JohnKasich knowing the inevitable terrorism they’d bring
Ohio State University is on you
— Jared Wyand (@JaredWyand) November 28, 2016
— Trumpville92 (@dtrumpville92) November 28, 2016
Looks like Kasich will eat any and everything.
Idiot John Kasich shoves pancakes down his throat while shoving terrorists down Ohio’s. pic.twitter.com/XHI1XjFHei
— Maggie. (@maggiefl1) November 28, 2016
— Mark Tenney (@MathFaithWorks) November 28, 2016
John Kasich Wants More Murderes In Ohio
H e Could Care Less About You!
— 100%Total-Permanent (@Dinkiedow) November 28, 2016
John KASICH do you remember the prom Trump always reads on the snake? You let the snake in OHIO!
— Vote Trump 2020 (@GoTrumpFL) November 28, 2016
— faster34me (@faster34me) November 28, 2016
Remember that time John Kasich imported almost 5000 somali muslim immigrants and dropped them in Columbus Ohio? Good job #OhioState
— Swaffles (@Flubbbs) November 28, 2016
John Kasich outlining why he didnt win the GOP nom with his press conference today, wondering out loud about the possible motives. Ugh. #osu
— Christopher Wilson (@VanCity_Chris) November 28, 2016
John Kasich’s comments all about him. No mention of Somali Muslim Terrorist. Just “we may never know why”. I know why. Duh.
— A Arnold (@iseetreesandsky) November 28, 2016
— Gwen L. Cummings (@GwenLCummings) November 28, 2016
Thanks John Kasich for inviting 45,000 Somali terrorists to Ohio. We will R.E.M. her this at your next reelection
— Bill Hicks (@Billhic02785574) November 28, 2016
John Kasich speaking – STFU – You asked for this! #OhioState
— KittyKittyKimmy (@KittyKittyKimmy) November 28, 2016
Kasich lost support during the Republican primary for siding with President Barack Obama and the Democrats on the Syrian refugee crisis. (RELATED: Kasich — ‘America Needs To Be Part Of’ Solving Syrian Refugee Crisis)