Samantha Bee is such a breath of fresh air after today's barrage of nonsense, isn't she? Tonight's topic is, of course, guns, the NRA, and the Orlando massacre. But in Bee-like fashion, she puts it all into perspective.
On the shooter's bad mirror selfies: "I think we can agree that if you can't get a friend to hold the phone for you, your lone wolf ass doesn't get a gun."
Mocking Marco Rubio's statement that the shooting "could have happened anywhere in the world, but unfortunately [Sunday] was Orlando's turn" elicited a harsh response.
"Orlando's turn?," she mocked, before taking him to task for his stupid claim. "Mass shootings are so normalized now we're taking turns?"
Oops, Little Marco! You're wrong about that anywhere in the world thing. Australia hasn't had a mass shooting since 1996. Because "Australia doesn't have a second amendment."
If only we didn't.
Bee pointed out that AR-15s are "shitty for personal protection and hunting, but perfect for portable mayhem."
After noting that AR-15s ("America's gun) can be purchased with no waiting period in Florida, she takes on Rick Scott, who ducked a policy question about them to let everyone know his thoughts and prayers go out to everybody impacted, and noting that there "will be plenty of time to think about how to improve our society."
"What the fck are you even talking about? This wasn't even Orlando's first high-profile gun of the weekend!," she shot back.
Then she threw Scott's record right back at him. My only regret is that she didn't shove it right up his butt.
In closing, we should all pray her prayer. Since Governor Voldemort thinks prayer is the only thing we should be doing right now, let us all utter hers.