"Senator Paul never said those words," Sergio Gor, the communications director for the senator, told BuzzFeed News. "The tweet you reference was part of live tweeting of someone else’s speech and it was done by a staffer."
Senator Paul apparently didn't personally write the following tweet; it was published by a staffer.
AFAIK, Paul did not condemn it. If anyone has any more information, please let me know.
A commenter to P.E. reported that the wingnuts are blaming Progressives and Liberals for the horrific shooting today that injured and killed people. Instead of healing, comforting words of solidarity that bring us all together, many wingnuts are ramping up the blame game, placing responsibility for this tragedy on Democrats, Liberals, and Progressives.
The tweet below that's dated June 2016 is by U.S. Republican Senator Rand Paul.
My question is: Should we hold all Republicans accountable because of the shocking suggestion Senator Paul tweeted a year ago? Would the person who said Liberals and Progressives "own" this horrible crime be willing to put some of the blame on Republican Senator Rand Paul? After all, he does suggest that violence is a way of dealing with a government that Americans feel has become tyrannical: