REALLY!? Wear oven mitts before handling Slate’s hot take about ‘London’s knife murders’

The crime wave in London has sparked plenty of debate about gun control and even knife control, which Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for more of. The takeaway at Slate from all that is so hot that you should wear oven mitts before handling it:

Why so many American conservatives are worked up over London’s knife murders:

— Slate (@Slate) April 9, 2018

THERE it is!

London Murder Rate Soars; Conservatives Pounce

— Jim Treacher is a dumb pseudonym (@jtLOL) April 9, 2018

One might even say they’re “pouncing.”

— Ben Crystal (@Bennettruth) April 9, 2018

Republicans pounce!

— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) April 9, 2018

It never fails.

What you should be writing about:
“How every attempt to protect London by the act of disarmament has failed proving many times over that criminal have an aversion to the law”
Pocket knives are illegal now, so people are getting acid thrown in their faces.
The hippies lost…

— Liberty Tree EC (@2AEvanTX) April 9, 2018

Alternate headline: Why liberals don’t give a shit about innocent people being murdered after their government forced them to disarm.

— Derek Hunter (@derekahunter) April 9, 2018

Sorry we care about innocent people losing rights and not being able to protect themselves from criminals who don’t gaf about the ban

— elisabeth (@elisabethlehem) April 9, 2018

knife murders are now a partisan issue

— Joe Gabriel Simonson (@SaysSimonson) April 9, 2018

I am english and I think you will find A LOT more brits are worked up, stop with the BS.

— Legio191994 (@AdminOdyssey) April 9, 2018

Because of course the real problem is the conservative reaction and not the further evidence of the result of disastrous progressive policies.

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