Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Calif.). Lawmakers Condemned Violence Against Unarmed People,”Dose Dose Not Condemned Violence Unarmed Trump Supporter in 2016: OR Condemned Violence Unarmed Romney Supporter In 2012

#WaysToGetShot: Obama thugs joke about shooting Romney supporters

Recent attacks against individuals wearing “Make America Great Again” hats have failed to make it to the national news media cycle, giving the impression that attacks from President Donald Trump’s supporters are the only ones worth noting. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/03/12/recent-hate-against-trump-supporters-goes-unnoticed-talker/3139501002/

A day after a Hong Kong police officer shot a protester at close range, U.S lawmakers condemned the incident.

“The Hong Kong Police are out of control and escalating the level of violence against unarmed people,” said Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Calif.).

The 21-year-old protester, surnamed Chow, remains in critical condition. https://www.theepochtimes.com/us-lawmakers-criticize-out-of-control-hong-kong-police-after-shooting-of-protester_3143374.html?ref=brief_News&utm_source=Epoch+Times+Newsletters&utm_campaign=67f17ba6b0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_11_11_06_41&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4fba358ecf-67f17ba6b0-241094945

he hashtag #WaysToGetShot has been floating around Twitter for a while. We did a story on it in April, and occasionally it results in some pretty hilarious comedy, but it’s always generated some over-the-line activity. Today we tried combining it with political search terms and found violent references to Mitt Romney popping up every few minutes. Yes, every few minutes. Here are recent results from the search #WaysToGetShot Romney:

Thomas S. Shelby@SeveAkaSwave

If you touch my Lion King movie or say you voting for Romney #WaysToGetShot6:21 PM – Oct 15, 2012Twitter Ads info and privacySee Thomas S. Shelby’s other Tweets

Kylan Morris@KylanDMorris

#WaysToGetShot say u voting for Romney around a group of black people5011:05 AM – Oct 15, 2012Twitter Ads info and privacy271 people are talking about this

Frankie T.@Frank_TrujilloS

#WaysToGetShot Voting for Romney6:17 PM – Oct 15, 2012Twitter Ads info and privacySee Frankie T.’s other Tweets

https://twitter.com/PaigeDoesntKnow/status/258009265040674816

https://twitter.com/__TamiaSaidThat/status/258028607149064193

https://twitter.com/Roxckstarr101/status/258028572554444801

https://twitter.com/xX___vintageee/status/258018666992517120

https://twitter.com/Annuh3_Sosa/status/258028486642511873

1800SaveAHoeKeyshawn@ThannisKeyshawn

#2chainzpresidentialelectionlyrics romney gonna find out #WaysToGetShot bein next to a G in the election spot3:59 PM – Oct 15, 2012Twitter Ads info and privacySee 1800SaveAHoeKeyshawn’s other Tweets

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https://twitter.com/TicTic_THUGGIN/status/258017114210836480

https://twitter.com/AlilTasteOf_E/status/258011133460488192

https://twitter.com/Drizzy_Jai/status/258015505082884097

Searching “#WaysToGetShot Obama” also generated a lot of pro-Obama, anti-Romney hate tweets:

https://twitter.com/Kmmi95/status/257998601819664384

https://twitter.com/TeflonTrone/status/257955592944095232

#WaysToGetShot Try and tell me Obama isn’t a real nigga

— Sj (@IAmKingSean) October 16, 2012

@ReynoldsJosiah BANG BANG

— Sj (@IAmKingSean) October 16, 2012

Do most of these people actually plan on shooting Romney supporters? We doubt it. Still, if your idea of a joke involves race-baiting and threats of violence, you have a problem.

Make no mistake: There are some tasteless Obama-haters using the tag, too:

https://twitter.com/AmandaAndert27/status/257955692953083905

https://twitter.com/brookebutler44/status/257941291688665088

https://twitter.com/andrewduncan16/status/258015663237521410

But those are far outnumbered by sick tweets on the pro-Obama side.

Long live “progressive” new civility!

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