September 22, 2014 1:40 pm -

Joe Scarborough giveth, and Joe Scarborough taketh away. On Monday, the Morning Joe host added his voice to a growing chorus of pants-wetting over Friday’s admittedly shocking breach of the White House grounds, repeatedly wondering aloud why the Secret Service didn’t just shoot the guy. Most comically, though was this teaser, in which Neocon Chickenhawk-in-Chief William Kristol threw his hat into the ring for this week’s Least Self-Aware Quote of the Week Award:

“I’m kind of a shoot first kind of a guy.”[su_center_ad]

The mind reels.

The man Scarborough and Kristol think should have been shot on sight is Omar Gonzalez, a highly decorated, disabled Iraq War veteran who reportedly suffers from PTSD. He should never have been allowed to reach the White House, but the overreactions to this are dangerous and unnecessary. There is an easily-fixable flaw in the White House’s perimeter fence that will take care of all of this.

The fence around the North Lawn of the White House is currently undergoing repairs, and a very sturdy-looking temporary fence is now in use. Here’s the section of the original fence that’s under repair…READ MORE


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

11 responses to Joe Scarborough and Bill Kristol Say Secret Service Should Have Shot Iraq Vet Fence-Jumper

  1. Dwendt44 September 22nd, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Immediately after shooting the trespasser, Joe Scarborough and Bill Kristol would have blamed President Obama for that killing.

    • StoneyCurtisll September 22nd, 2014 at 8:46 pm


  2. edmeyer_able September 22nd, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    Joe, Billie, and Petey King wont have to worry about a republican Potus being harmed for a long long time.

  3. tiredoftea September 22nd, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    “I’m kind of a shoot first kind of a guy.” The “No, Duh” quote of the century!

  4. juicyfruityyy September 22nd, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    Kind of make you wonder if he wasn’t sent to the WH. They would have loved nothing more than for the President to have SS, shoot a Vet. Which was unknown, at the time. Especially, if he/they entered the WH grounds. This would have been a big story. The President would have lose support and credibility from the Vets. Hmmmm

    • Dwendt44 September 22nd, 2014 at 9:17 pm

      Some of the time. in previous incursions, the SS shot the intruder in the leg or shoulder, disabling him. One that I’ve heard of was killed.

  5. Herb Sarge Phelps September 22nd, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Of course neither served in the military that I know of, and neither has law enforcement training. Funny how they are experts and yet have no credentials to certify their credibility.

  6. Bunya September 22nd, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    I’d like to think the secret service would be “shoot first kind of guys” if Bill Kristol jumped the fence.

  7. edmeyer_able September 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    This was in my feed today, thanks to Casey @pari_passu ·

    Hey, remember in 2000 when Bush unlawfully entered the White House?

  8. eddie1247 September 22nd, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    Yeah Bill Kristol and Joe Scarborough, real go- to guys.

  9. searambler September 22nd, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    “…repeatedly wondering aloud why the Secret Service didn’t just shoot the guy.”

    Right! After all, it’s the American way………