Here is a person who is an elected public official in the great state of Arkansas, this morning:
I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they had an AR-15 with a hi-capacity magazine? #2A
— Nate Bell (@NateBell4AR) April 19, 2013
We may not know “how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they had an AR-15 with a hi-capacity magazine,” but I think we’ve got some idea as to how many Arkansas Republicans spent this morning being offensive pieces of shit, amirite?
Here is the same public servant this afternoon:
I would like to apologize to the people of Boston & Massachusetts for the poor timing of my tweet earlier this morning. As a staunch and unwavering supporter of the individual right to self defense, I expressed my point of view without thinking of its effect on those still in time of crisis. In hindsight, given the ongoing tragedy that is still unfolding, I regret the poor choice of timing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers were with the people of Boston overnight and will continue as they recover from this tragedy.
Is it? Yes! It’s a non-pology! He regrets the “timing,” not the “being a douchebag.”
I can’t even. Here’s a cookie, asshole: