Quote Of The Day: Political Metaphors Edition

The act of a deranged madman who commits a horrific act should not and cannot be confused with a metaphor about a piece of legislation. I have never targeted an individual, and I never would. This tragedy, I hope, serves as call for common sense, and wake-up call that we should all come together with common purpose to do what is best for our country.

Senator Joe Manchin (D, W.Va.)

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  1. Although one does suspect that he won’t be shooting stuff in his commercials next go ’round.