Conservatives Are Pretty Sure Obama Faked Tears Announcing Gun Measures

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When President Barack Obama briefly paused his speech about gun control on Tuesday to wipe away tears after he talked about the children who were shot in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the rare moment of emotion from the typically cucumber-cool President was immediately deemed a sham by conservatives.

Brietbart’s John Nolte suggested that Obama created his “fake fascist tears” using Bengay rub and compared the President to Adolf Hitler:

Next, Fox News host Andrea Tantaros floated another crying conspiracy on Wednesday’s “Outnumbered.”

“I would check that podium for like a raw onion or some no-more-tears,” she said. “I mean, it’s not really believable.”

TV show host Meghan McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), continued the tangent and said the President’s emotion “didn’t seem horribly authentic” and was “bad political theater.”

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The concept of Obama faking tears when speaking about the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut that left 27 as well as the shooter dead is nothing new. Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones mentioned it back in a Dec. 15, 2012 episode of his internet radio show — one day after the massacre.

“Statistically, mass shootings aren’t even up, but they don’t care,” he said. “They get up there and fake cry and everything else. It is so incredibly cynical.”

“You probably staged the damn murder, you probably staged the mass shooting,” he later added. “You staged Fast And Furious!”

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Despite the trutherism surrounding Obama’s tears among conservative writers and pundits, one of the most famous Obama conspiracy theorists doesn’t agree. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, who once made headlines for questioning Obama’s birth certificate, said the President was being “sincere.”

Trump said Wednesday that Obama’s tears were real on Fox News’ program “Fox & Friends.”

“I actually think he was sincere, I’ll probably go down about 5 points in the polls by saying that, but I think he was sincere,” he said.

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