VIDEO: Contrasting reactions to the Colorado shootings from Pres. Obama, GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert


"It does make me wonder, with all those people in the theater, was there nobody that was carryin' that could have stopped this guy more quickly?"

Via HuffPo:

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Friday that the shootings that took place in an Aurora, Colo. movie theater hours earlier were a result of "ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs" and questioned why nobody else in the theater had a gun to take down the shooter.

If someone in the theater had been carrying a gun, another tragedy might have occurred, as nearly happened when an armed hero nearly shot the wrong man after Gabby Giffords was so horrifically injured.

Now that you've heard Goehmert's remarks, here are the president's: