Awful, abhorrent, baffling, beyond words: Philando Castile dashcam video released

As Twitchy reported earlier this week, Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter in the shooting death of 32-year-old Philando Castile last July during a traffic stop. The Federalist’s Sean Davis called the decision “every concealed carrier’s worst nightmare,” and plenty of conservatives agreed that the verdict was confounding … by most accounts, Castile had done everything right when confronted by Officer Yanez.

In some ways it’s a shame that Castile was adopted by the Black Lives Matter movement, which became an umbrella under names were rotated in and out to reflect the public’s interest and the closing of investigations. No two cases are the same, and dash cam video released Tuesday seems to verify that Castile’s shooting was every concealed carrier’s worst nightmare.

Note: The video is graphic and many will find it disturbing.

Not surprisingly, many are using the video as political leverage against the NRA and denouncing the NRA for not issuing a statement. The NRA did issue this statement last July:

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