Arkansas Lawmaker Finds Perfect Time To Express Contempt For Boston Residents, Gun Control

Nate Bell knows you gotta strike while the iron is tremendously insensitive. He also once quoted Hitler on Facebook.

I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they had an AR-15 with a hi-capacity magazine? #2A— Nate Bell

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That’s what Arkansas state representative Nate Bell ® posted this morning at 9:25 a.m. Ill-advised attempts at making a political point during a crisis aren’t rare, but Bell’s mean-spirited message was uniquely obnoxious, directed not at an abstract group of opponents but specific individuals still in harm’s way. Bell has since apologized via Facebook. The first commenter’s reaction is apropos.

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Bell’s previous career highlight: posting a made-up quote attributed to Hitler on his Facebook page to make a point about Democrats.

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Nate Bell will probably run for president or have his own talk show at some point.

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