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Republican Senate Candidate Calls Mass Shooting An ‘Unfortunate Accident’

When the moderator asked Ernst whether she would “change the ad or the timing of it.,” the candidate said she would not and went on to refer to the shooting as an “unfortunate accident.”
Republican Senate Candidate Calls Mass Shooting An ‘Unfortunate Accident’
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Via FreakOutNation:

Joni Ernst’s ads use violent imagery but she can explain all of that in light of the horrific mass shooting. The Republican Iowa State Senator and Senate candidate referred to last Friday’s mass shooting at UC Santa Barbara as an “unfortunate accident” during a televised primary debate on Thursday evening.

Her poor choice of words are coming back to haunt her. The moderator asked about her ads so Ernst discussed the shooting which left seven people dead.








The moderator asked, “Mrs. Ernst, a viewer wrote us saying in light of the shooting o...

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