Coburn: Good thing I can't pack a gun

Is this the same Senator that had a hand in covering up John Ensign's affair? So Sen. Coburn, has white people not benefited from some of these same programs? His comments are so out of order. I am sick and tired of these elected officials thinking they can say whatever they want to about people of color and especially about this President. I hope he is held accountable for these comments.

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) ripped his colleagues during a tour of northeast Oklahoma, calling them “career elitists,” “cowards” and said, “It’s just a good thing I can’t pack a gun on the Senate floor.”

Coburn’s gun-on-the-floor comment comes less than a month after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) made a triumphant return to the Capitol and the House floor following an assassination attempt in January outside a Tucson supermarket.

At the time of the shooting, in which six people were killed, there were calls for re-instituting the federal ban on high-capacity ammunition clips and beefing up protection for members of Congress. None of the proposals gained significant traction since.

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