So Mister President, one question begs for an answer--WAS NEWS OF SHOOTINGS THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 17 AND 18, 2012 YOUR SECOND WORST DAY (s) AS PRESIDENT???? On those days, "at least 10 people were killed and 40 others wounded in one of the most violent Chicago weekends in recent history." * Most of the victims, male and female, ranged in age from their mid-teens to 30s, with the notable exception of a 6-year-old girl who was shot dead as she played on the front porch of her home in the Little Village neighborhood.
Gang Culture massacres--such as this, are regularly witnessed in Barack Obama's own home town of Chicago, however their significance apparently does not lend itself to 'gun legislation' narratives, now being peddled by the President and other gun law advocates, most of whom have their own axe to grind, and coffers to stuff.
Rev. Michael Pfleger, an Activist Chicago priest, commenting on the horrendous number of casualties said, “My God! We should be outraged!” Pfleger questioned why politicians – Democratic and Republican – "are silent on the issue." Silence seems to be golden Reverend Pfleger when reports of your dead children apparently are not viewed by Progressives as a suitable catalyst to advance their gun legislation agenda. As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says,