Raw Story Editor Mocks Scalise’s Calls For Civility In Politics

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent

Martin Cizmar, a senior editor at Raw Story, mocked House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s calls for civility on Monday.

Scalise, who was nearly killed in last year’s shooting at a Congressional baseball practice, tweeted on Sunday that threats against politicians need to stop. (RELATED: Scalise Is Still Receiving Death Threats)

“This cannot be the new normal,” he wrote. “There is absolutely no place for violence in our political discourse. Democratic leaders need to denounce this behavior.”

Cizmar mocked Scalise, responding, “Boo boo little baby.”

Scalise was shot last June after a Sen. Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire on a group of Republicans during a baseball practice. Scalise suffered significant internal damage from the gunshot wound and underwent several lifesaving operations before moving into the recovery stages. (RELATED: Nearly One Year Ago Scalise Was Struggling To Walk, Now He’s Back On The Baseball Field)

UPDATE (12:25 PM):

Cizmar is doubling down on his tweets to Scalise and is now calling the Republican congressman an “accomplice” to his own shooting.

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