Obama Wrong that U.S. Is ‘Only Developed Country’ Where Mass Shootings Happen

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Anti-gun liberals say a lot of stupid things about guns; President Obama is no exception.  Last week, he said something so patently false that it deserved to be ignored entirely, but given the shootings in Las Vegas and Oregon; it’s bound to come up again: gun control.

In the wake of those two tragic shootings, the president made this unbelievable claim:

My biggest frustration has been that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do just unbelievable damage.  We are the only developed country on earth where this happens. And that it happens now once a week. And it’s a one day story.”

Uh, by “this society,” Mr. President – you mean American society, right?

Regardless, that claim is flat-out wrong – and was wonderfully debunked by economist John Lott:

Does Obama not consider Norway…

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