Those waiting for U.S. Senate candidates Roy Blunt and Jason Kander to engage can relax.
After votes on gun control Monday, Blunt’s campaign tweeted this:
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Kander fired back just a few moments later:
If you need further evidence that Monday’s gun control votes were about politics more than policy, compare these press release headlines issued after Blunt supported a Republican alternative on access to weapons by persons on the terror watch list:
Blunt: Blunt Votes to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Terrorists, Protect Constitutional Rights of Law-Abiding Individuals.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, less than 30 minutes later: Senator Roy Blunt Shamefully Blocks Bill to Prevent Suspected Terrorists from Buying Guns.