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Even Republicans’ Deflection From Guns As The Real Problem Has A Tobacco Analogue

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June 8, 2022 6:24 p.m.

Every time a gunman kills enough or the right kind of people to rate attention, Republicans, acting on behalf of their gun industry buddies and benefactors, pull out the songbook: it’s a mental health crisis! A door problem! Actually, it’s pro-choice people’s fault. Hire more armed guards. Arm the teachers. 

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