GOP Group's Meeting Includes Shooting at Targets Representing Muslims and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

On what planet is it considered a joke to shoot at a target representing a sitting U.S. congresswoman who happens to be a mother of three and a breast cancer survivor? To what audience is that a knee slapper? Really?

Apparently at the comedy club known as the Southeast Broward Republican Club. The members met at a gun club to demonstrate their right to bear arms, which isn't that unusual, but things took a turn for the bizarre when they began shooting at "cut-outs of a Muslim holding a rocket-propelled grenade launcher."

Then some guy named Robert Lowry, who is running against Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the next election, shot a human-shaped target that had the letters "DWS" written next to the head. Unless the guy is dyslexic and felt he got ripped off at the bargain shoe retailer, the message was pretty clear.

Lowry said he didn't know who wrote Wasserman Schultz's initials on his target, but said he knew they were there before he started shooting. He initially described it as a "joke," but after answering several questions, he said it "was a mistake" to use a target labeled "DWS."

There's nothing wrong with Republicans, or anyone, keeping an eye on Second Amendment rights, but it might help their message just a bit that responsible, mature Americans should be allowed to own guns if they actually acted like responsible, mature Americans.

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