New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton appeared on “Morning Joe” today to discuss the Orlando shooting and the debate on gun control issues - he was outraged at the members of Congress who "prostitute themselves in front of the NRA."
Morning Joe crew member Mike Barnicle asked the NY Police Commissioner about, "the 54 members of the United States Senate voted against a bill that would have allowed people on the terror watch-list to be prohibited from purchasing a gun. That bill was defeated."
Commissioner Bratton swiftly responded, "Shame on them. Shame on them that they are totally beholden, they prostitute themselves in front of the NRA. They put the interest of their own political careers and that of the NRA ahead of the American people."
Calling these US Senators a bunch of whores for the NRA seems about right and when a respected police commissioner is the person doing the talking, many people take notice.
Bratton also reminded everyone that they did pass a ban on assault weapons for ten years and then added, "who goes hunting with an assault weapon? If you're a hunter looking for meat, you've destroyed the meat."
"You've destroyed the meat." Exactly.