In times of tragedy, it can be all too easy to look around for something to blame. Imposing any sort of pattern on top of seemingly random violence and tragedy can help us feel that it’s easier to understand, and even to accept. But, sometimes, the fact is that the world is random and cruel, and the only thing to blame is lax gun laws.
But it seems that no one has explained this to Donald Trump. In the grand tradition of misassigning blame, he’s gone for an absolute classic in terms of scapegoat: violent video games. And, after receiving immense backlash for such a comment, he is now trying to pry the pressure off himself by dragging Barack Obama’s name into the mess, claiming that he got a “pass” on the mass shootings during his reign.
Want to know more about his bizarre blame game? Read on.