Bloomberg backtracks on gun control comments
Did the NYC mayor politicize the Aurora tragedy?
- Duration 7:19
- Date Jul 25, 2012
Did the NYC mayor politicize the Aurora tragedy?
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-- and and gun control advocates are wasting no time politicizing the tragic shooting -- Colorado.
And among those who immediately injected -- -- into this awful event was the ultimate political opportunist the man was no problem changing parties.
In order to secure his own election that's New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Now believe it or not on Monday he actually suggested that police go on strike until more gun control laws.
Are in fact passed.
I don't understand why the police officers across this country don't stand up.
Collectively and say we're gonna go on strike we're not going to protect you unless you the public through your legislature.
Do what's required to keep us safe after all police officers want to go home to their families.
And we're doing everything we can to make -- their job.
More difficult but more importantly more dangerous by leaving guns in the hands of people who shouldn't have them.
Now Mayor Bloomberg later had to walk back a statement claiming that he didn't mean the police should have literally go on strike and even pointed out that such a walk out would be illegal in New York City.
Here to analyze those comments and the other ways that the left is attempting to take advantage -- tragedy not the first time the author of the number one New York Times best seller.
The culture of corruption Michelle Malkin Fox News contributor to hammer -- -- holder.
The Tea Party -- point.
Sean Hannity is mentioned by name as chronicled by by twitching which is Michelle Malkin this website the chronicles the insane comments the left.
Within hours exploitation.
Use for a political purpose.
-- that's why this instant knee jerk reaction.
By your side after almost every tragedy to do that's why.
We don't think it's a knee jerk reaction to say that comments are insane that all comments by the liberals are insane is that -- Sweet moments on Hawkins knew -- our new blog is insane comments by the last.
He can take everything for four -- Making it what Michael Bloomberg said wasn't necessarily.
A reality he didn't want everybody to just be said it.
It was serious and it it obviously didn't know his own law but well what what -- -- but why is it if it's Gabby Giffords if it's Tucson if it's escaped.
The race to blame the Tea Party.
Is obnoxious it's unfair monopoly on the war -- -- where are gonna blame people I was satire intra bank and why was that hundreds are -- there are talking about -- talking about Glen and the police department were to -- -- -- you free from any political.
Expediency to advance a cause of.
And that's I'll throw that to Michelle this is the point and it happens after every tragedy I can -- the -- the now.
That's right -- I diagnosed it -- blame righty syndrome a year ago.
In the wake of all of the mass murder hysteria after the -- -- atrocity in Tucson Arizona.
I wish that camera would confront reality one of these days you just.
Played this X certifiably.
Insane comment from Michael -- reality is -- -- -- not let me diagnose and let me try let hot button on you and let me put up pause button on this entire madness that we've had.
After the Arora atrocity Michael Bloomberg who is an elected government official.
Anarchy he called on police officers who are paid and who are employed by the government to protect and to serve.
To go on strike.
And then after words he had to each his own words because of course is lawyers probably reminded him -- something called the Taylor ordinance.
Which prohibits government officials from officially endorsing public -- Public -- like this we can endanger the public these people are knocked.
Not concerned about public welfare public safety or self defense an individual empowerment -- it.
They would be probably on the ground and apologize and not only and not only today law abiding people.
She -- not only to the laws so people of New York just what you really don't mean I'm changing my parents and tell me you're not because we finally let me think -- -- -- -- -- ahead.
Square mile -- we're -- here and don't -- it.
-- -- -- You really -- respond okay first I'd like to say that I think that the liberals are losing this argument okay now maybe I'll get one conservative.
Follower of -- actually agree with what I'm saying I think that the liberals lose arguing when they call these weapons assault weapons which I have done myself.
And I have been willing to become educated.
They're not assault weapons they do not kill as well as as well as a moose rifle or as well as a -- off topic don't know.
But the problem is separating the crazies.
From that inner city.
From what -- Mayor Bloomberg is stupidly and foolishly saying the issue of bonds is larger than just a five minute debate.
People die in different ways in this country question is different -- probably X.
Yes go ahead.
Pick out I was just gonna say that -- -- the problem with people like Michael Bloomberg and the problem with people like camera holder is.
You think about what they're saying I mean I actually take the time to listen.
And you take the timing isn't paying your -- they got around it isn't gonna write your poll Janet -- a couple of minutes ago you called us and essentially haters and insane.
For a condemning Michael Bloomberg's remarks.
And many dissident couple seconds ago that what he said was not -- can we we chronicle time and time again becoming pregnant are -- -- like me.
Consumer health -- the White House chronicling some tapes you chronicle you diagnoses self diagnose to come up with all these -- You're name is not Robert Frost your not a poet let's get to the issue -- You know this is just an extension of you are just a -- OK I've heard this before.
I mean I didn't want hybrid in Canada last I grind and anywhere at all -- -- every time you have this knee jerk.
-- need your blaming and you say look if you did that.
ABC news steady -- all of these left wing Hollywood celebrities all of the people who went after you our friend in mind Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh.
We always hearing about how it's conservative.
Free speech and political activism the Tea Party movement that is to blame for these -- balls if you are responsible for their own behavior and why can't we at least agree on that please don't I don't really quick really don't I don't agree basically you're saying about this man.
Is that he could have taken the bomb that was in his house and he could put in his -- -- -- driven it through theater -- cause a lot more damage than with these guns that he had.
Point is is that conservatives -- blame and this is a false narrative by the left.
And that's by the way and -- I and political ways it's dirty air dirty water in political ways its proposal does wanna throw granular that he does not put a shadow issue I didn't additionally Michael you know -- the last -- a day like you may know it's exploited by the left that it's not just Mayor Bloomberg Michael my I got -- radar is.
From rock artists and thank you Michelle good to see you.