Obama says he is 'shocked' by Colo. Shooting
MANALAPAN, Fla. — President Barack Obama said Friday he was "shocked and saddened" by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to "come together as one American family" in the aftermath of the tragedy.
Obama said in a statement that he and first lady Michelle Obama were shocked by the "horrific and tragic" shooting. Obama said his administration would do everything they can to support the people of Aurora, Colo.We couldn't have waited a day or two for the initial shock to wear off? It happened at midnight today; by the morning news Obama has a statement? I understand that he's the President and as such is expected to comment; however wouldn't it be more appropriate to wait even 24 hours before releasing comment? What else was Obama going to say? It's a tragedy. Twelve people lost their lives in a senseless act of seemingly random violence.
Another thing that confused me was this: "The FBI said there was no indication that the shooting had any connection to terrorism." Really? This happened nine hours ago. They've had time to thoroughly research this dude's entire life in nine hours? I'm sorry, but color me a little skeptical, given that the person responsible for the mass shooting at Fort
And one last question: CO still has the death penalty, right?
That is all.