“Today’s shooter was a hard core Lefty, a big Bernie fan,” controversial former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh said on Twitter. “Too much hate on the left. Way too much. It’s dangerous.”
In many ways, it’s a reversal of what liberals often did during the Obama administration — reaching to tie acts of political violence to the Tea Party and the GOP.
Among Democrats, some were quick on Wednesday to use the incident to call for new gun restrictions opposed by many in the GOP.