French TV Calls Out Gingrich For Gun Tweet
Newt Gingrich took to Twitter to advocate for open carry after the Paris attacks and French television responded.
Imagine a theater with 10 or 15 citizens with concealed carry permits. We live in an age when evil men have to be killed by good people
— Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) November 13, 2015
Gingrich’s tweet prompted France 24’s Mark Owen to say he found capitalizing on crises to advance a political agenda to be shameful. “Newt Gingrich, shame on you,” Owen said.
“So he’s using this atrocity to make his point that people should be able to carry guns basically,” Owen said. “It’s funny how people will very distastefully use this kind of situation to express their own particular political [inaudible]. Newt Gingrich, shame on you.”